Category Archives: Graphite Pencil

ASOD: Postcard from 1st International Sun Day (22 Jun 2014)

I spied a wonderful ‘postcard’ from Varages in southeastern France via the Astronomy Sketch of the Day this morning: I especially like the foreground sketches. The sun was ‘quiet’ on Sunday. http://www.asod.info/?p=12576

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ASOD: Phases of the Moon

Beautiful sketch work in this Astronomy Sketch of the Day posting from this past Sunday: Moon; full moon facing, two views of dark side. Sketch was made in my studio. 2009; published on album cover for jazz band Four, 2009 … Continue reading

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ASOD: Nebulae in Oils

The Astronomy Sketch of the Day from Monday, February 24, 2014, caught my eye this morning as I perused my various and varied news feeds.  The artist, Greg Wing, used graphite pencil sketch on canvas overlaid with oil paints to … Continue reading

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Messier 82 and SN 2014J – January 29, 2014 | Astronomy Sketch of the Day

http://www.asod.info/?p=11394 Nice sketch of the Cigar galaxy and the recent supernova. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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ASOD: M7

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