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#1 S1mas

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Posted 28 March 2010 - 07:40 AM

It was amazing view I have got on that globular cluster from dark rural skies.

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#2 Nick Lloyd

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Posted 28 March 2010 - 07:59 AM

Great sketch! I would like to see photos of the pencils or whatever you used to make this sketch. Could you post such a photo? Thanks.

#3 S1mas

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Posted 28 March 2010 - 09:28 AM

Thanks Nick,

this is all I'm using for sketching at moment - including my old Faber Castell HB pencil :)

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#4 Jef De Wit

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Posted 28 March 2010 - 02:11 PM

Just beautiful!

#5 frank5817

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Posted 28 March 2010 - 03:10 PM

S1mas,

That is an impressive sketch and obviously done with great care and attention to detail. :waytogo: :bow:

Frank :)

#6 mikesemmler

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Posted 28 March 2010 - 03:14 PM

S1mas - as always, sensational

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#7 Tommy5

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Posted 28 March 2010 - 05:48 PM

great realistic sketch, those dark skies are priceless.

#8 JayinUT

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Posted 28 March 2010 - 06:18 PM

S1mas,

Your ability to accurately sketch is amazing as is the detail level. Outstanding and enjoyable to look upon.

#9 niteskystargazer

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Posted 29 March 2010 - 11:13 AM

Simas,

:waytogo:, nice sketch :).

:thanx:,

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#10 Michael & Louise

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Posted 30 March 2010 - 11:40 PM

Great sketch Simas....looks almost like a 3-D sketch.

#11 JakeSaloranta

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Posted 31 March 2010 - 03:07 AM

Simas,

I like it! However to my eye the stars look a bit too "even" as the cluster has some brighter members in the halo as well. This might create a bit more realistic and 3D-like sketch but still a good sketch!

/Jake

#12 ladip63

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Posted 31 March 2010 - 10:41 AM

Great Simas :D Love your sketches.

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#13 Special Ed

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 08:21 AM

Simas,

That is a nice sketch of M3. I like you low-tech equipment, too. :grin:

#14 mathteacher

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 11:36 AM

That is really awesome.

#15 phily

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 01:43 PM

What a great sketch. Really shows everything in fine detail.

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