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#1 kenrenard

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Posted 15 July 2013 - 06:06 AM

Last night I did some sketching with my little 72mm refractor. I used a 5mm eyepiece and spent some time studying the area around both craters. It was a very beautiful area with so much to see. I don't think I have done it justice but I tried.


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#2 SusanY

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Posted 15 July 2013 - 08:10 AM

You're right - it is a very beautiful area with so much to see. Your sketch is lovely and certainly does do it justice!

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Posted 15 July 2013 - 08:16 AM

Hi Ken,

Nice sketch and I think you have done it justice.

Best,

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Posted 15 July 2013 - 11:38 AM

Ken,

Very good sketch of Craters Aristoteles & Eudoxus :).

CS,KLU,

:thanx:,

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Posted 15 July 2013 - 03:25 PM

Fine sketch.

#6 frank5817

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Posted 15 July 2013 - 04:21 PM

Ken,

This is a fantastic sketch of the Moon. Very well done.

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Posted 15 July 2013 - 07:31 PM

Your sketch is very nicely done!

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Posted 15 July 2013 - 10:38 PM

beautiful sketch, you captured it very well I must say. :)

#9 kenrenard

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Posted 16 July 2013 - 05:51 AM

Thank you all for the kind words.

Ken

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Posted 16 July 2013 - 03:15 PM

Great Lunar sketch.

#11 rolandlinda3

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Posted 17 July 2013 - 12:09 PM

You did a fine job.

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Posted 18 July 2013 - 04:54 PM

Great sketch - love the shadow/light balance. It often seems to me that when you start a lunar sketch its really hard to know when to stop but yours has a really nice composition.

#13 kenrenard

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Posted 19 July 2013 - 06:05 AM

Thanks Rutilus and Roland.

Chris,
Thanks for the encouraging words. The more I started looking the more I saw in this area. I kept seeing little nuances and made some changes. Then I just stopped sketching and looked for a few minutes just comparing and finally felt I had a good interpretation of my view.

Ken






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