Drawn to the Universe
MAY 2009 – Messier 3

Subject: Messier 3 (NGC 5272)
Issue: May 2009 Astronomy Now
Basic Media: Graphite on white paper
Featured Technique: Using stippling to indicate granularity in a globular cluster.
Suggested Materials:
  • Strathmore 80# drawing paper
  • HB, 2H and 4H drafting pencils
  • Blending stump
  • White plastic eraser
  • Kneaded eraser (Putty rubber)
  • Clipboard and adjustable red light
Positive Sketch of Messier 3 (M3 / NGC 5272)

Inverted, Positive Sketch of Messier 3 (NGC 5272)

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Negative Sketch of Messier 3 (M3 / NGC 5272)

Original Negative Sketch of Messier 3 (NGC 5272)

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