The stunning view of a thin crescent moon cradling a bubble of Earthshine is irresistible. This column describes the use of white and black charcoal pencils on black paper to capture the scene.
|Subject:||Crescent Moon with Earthshine|
|Issue:||July 2010 Astronomy Now|
|Basic Media:||White and Black Charcoal Pencils on Black Paper|
|Featured Technique:||Creating a disc of subtly featured of Earthshine paired with the stark terrain of a thin crescent moon.|