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NOVEMBER 2011 – M31 and Companions

Sketch of Messier 31 and Companions

Positive sketch of Messier 31 and Companions

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Original negative sketch of Messier 31 and Companions

Original negative sketch of Messier 31 and Companions

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Subject: Messier 31 and Companions
Issue: November 2011 Astronomy Now
Basic Media: Graphite on white stock
Featured Technique: Capturing the broad dynamic range and subtle dust lanes of Messier 31.
Suggested Sketching Materials:
  • White sketch paper
  • 2H and HB graphite pencils
  • Blending stump
  • Chamois cloth
  • White vinyl eraser and kneadable eraser
  • Clipboard and adjustable red observing light

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