Guess I was never a real tv fan. But as a kid, and now comes the big confession, I was a kid when we didn’t have broadcasting all day long or non-stop channels, we had an hour best and so was it. No programme times there used to be that signal, do you remember it? Yes the test card one! So when I saw this week’s prompt at Journal 52: television, I knew what goes into my journal, a pal/secam test signal card. Are you ready for calibration?
I worked only with colour pencils to keep it simple, my message is that tv is not an important part of my life, well actually I don’t mind for a colour signal card, I can entertain myself with my art. First I drew a grid.
Next I made my frame with black:
Next I added limited colour lines:
And finally of course my circle:
So no broadcast here sweeties, just SMPTE colour bars and sub-black on full-white screen!