Drawn to the Universe – MAY 2012 – Rasalgethi

Sketches of Rasalgethi

Diffraction Pattern Sketches of Rasalgethi

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Subject: Rasalgethi
Issue: February 2012 Astronomy Now
Basic Media: Graphite on white stock and digital media
Featured Technique: Methods for sketching double star diffraction patters
Suggested Sketching Materials:
  • #2 or HB graphite pencil
  • White paper or sketch template with a 3-5 inch (8-13 cm) circle drawn or printed on it and additional space for a supplementary drawing
  • Blending stump
  • Optional scanner and image editing software such as GIMP or Adobe Photoshop