Drawn to the Universe – OCTOBER 2012 – Lunar Terrain – Peter Grego

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Article by Peter Grego

Subject: Lunar Terrain
Issue: October 2012 Astronomy Now
Basic Media: Graphite on white stock, or digital media
Featured Technique: Using a lunar map template to prepare for the field sketch. Pencil and digital methods are discussed.
Suggested Sketching Materials:
  • Graphite pencils as dark as 4B/5B, sharpened eraser, and white stock
  • Tablet for digital sketching at the eyepiece and/or digital editing software (such as Corel Draw) for refinement later