Drawn to the Universe – NOVEMBER 2012 – International Space Station

Sketch sequence of the International Space Station Click image to view larger version. Satellite path sketch from September 16, 2012 Click image to view larger version. Subject: International Space Station Issue: November 2012 Astronomy Now Basic Media: Graphite on white stock, pastel…

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

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…

Drawn to the Universe – SEPTEMBER 2012 – Lunar Terrain – Erika Rix

Article by Erika Rix Subject: Lunar Terrain Issue: September 2012 Astronomy Now Basic Media: Black ink on white stock Featured Technique: Using ink stippling to render lunar terrain Suggested Sketching Materials: Clipboard with white acid-free paper Black, felt-tipped artist’s pen Graphite pencil…

Drawn to the Universe – JULY 2012 – Solar Prominences – Erika Rix

Article by Erika Rix Subject: Solar Prominences Issue: July 2012 Astronomy Now Basic Media: White pastel on black stock Featured Technique: Sketching solar prominences in H-Alpha Suggested Sketching Materials: Clipboard with black acid-free paper (such as Strathmore Artagain 400 Series 60 lb.)…

Drawn to the Universe – JUNE 2012 – Transit of Venus – Peter Grego

Article by Peter Grego Subject: The Transit of Venus Issue: June 2012 Astronomy Now Basic Media: Graphite on white stock Featured Technique: Sketching the transit of Venus, including aureole and black drop effect. Suggested Sketching Materials: Smooth, white cartridge paper with 150…