Drawn to the Universe – JANUARY 2012 – Motion of Mars – Peter Grego

Article by Peter Grego Subject: Motion of Mars Issue: January 2012 Astronomy Now Basic Media: Graphite on white stock Featured Technique: Tracking Mars’ motion across the stars Suggested Sketching Materials: Printer and white paper (to print observing blanks from your planetarium program)…

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

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…

Drawn to the Universe – OCTOBER 2011 – Galilean Moons – Peter Grego

Article by Peter Grego Subject: Galilean Moons Issue: October 2011 Astronomy Now Basic Media: Graphite on white stock Featured Technique: Capturing the movements of the Galilean Moons Suggested Sketching Materials: Red flashlight A5 sketchpad (100 gsm smooth white paper, pre-drawn 125 mm…

Drawn to the Universe – SEPTEMBER 2011 – Jupiter – Peter Grego

Article by Peter Grego Subject: Jupiter Issue: September 2011 Astronomy Now Basic Media: Graphite on white stock Featured Technique: Capturing Jupiter’s dynamic appearance Suggested Sketching Materials: Jupiter blank printed on smooth white paper (preferably at least 100 gsm) HB, 2B and 4B…