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#1 Uwe Pilz

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Posted 14 April 2013 - 11:46 PM

While sketching two craters the horn of the young monn came into my view. It was so striking! My wife enjoyed it too. I sketched inverse (black on white like deep sky) and inverted the image afterwards. I used my 6 inch Mak @ 180x, the image is mirror reversed.
The crater at the bottom is probable Peary.

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#2 Aquarellia

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Posted 15 April 2013 - 08:17 AM

Sounds good Uwe !

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Posted 15 April 2013 - 09:44 PM

Hello Uwe,

With telescope level magnifications it is always fun to look at the lunar horns in crescent phase to see which craters are visible.
This is a nice close in sketch.

Frank :)

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Posted 16 April 2013 - 10:12 AM

Uwe,

Nice sketch of the Horn of the Moon :).

CS,KLU,

:thanx:,

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Posted 19 May 2013 - 09:57 AM

New to sketching, how do you invert the original black on white to white on black? Do you redraw or do you use a computer program for conversion? Nice drawings!!!

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Posted 19 May 2013 - 12:54 PM

Very nice and suggestive! Love it, Uwe! :D

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Posted 19 May 2013 - 05:21 PM

That give a very strange effect.

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#8 Uwe Pilz

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Posted 19 May 2013 - 11:34 PM

> how do you invert the original black on white

I scan my sketches with IrfanView which makes it easy to invert them.

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Posted 20 May 2013 - 09:17 AM

Nice sketch, Uwe. I too agree with the dramatic landscape that the Horns can present. Nice job mate!

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 02:38 PM

Hallo Uwe,

Nice sketch ! :)

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Posted 24 May 2013 - 09:35 AM

Wow! What an effect, indeed!

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