Drawn to the Universe – DECEMBER 2011 – Eratosthenes Crater – Erika Rix

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Article by Erika Rix

Subject: Eratosthenes Crater
Issue: December 2011 Astronomy Now
Basic Media: Charcoal on white stock
Featured Technique: Detailed Lunar terrain sketching with charcoal
Suggested Sketching Materials:
  • Clipboard and white, acid-free drawing paper
  • Assortment of compressed charcoal in pencil and stick forms
  • White vinyl eraser pencil (with craft knife for shaping) and a kneaded rubber eraser
  • Chamois and assortment of blending stumps and tortillons (blending sticks)
  • Cloth rag for wiping your fingertips