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The following are links to threads within the Sketching Forum that contain information regarding sketching tools and techniques as they apply specifically to astronomical observations. These tutorials represent a great deal of work by their creators, and are representative of the admirable generosity that characterizes the Cloud Nights forum.
If you have an interest in sketching what you see at the eyepiece, check these threads first. Many common questions and problems are dealt with in considerable detail by these tutorials. Give these techniques a try, and then come share the results.
Is Your Image Too Big?
Guidelines for determining, before you post, whether or not your image exceeds the CN posting rules.
Astronomy Sketch of the Day
How well does a sketch represent an eyepiece view? by Jeremy Perez
Binocular mounts/mirrors for sketching
Books for Sketching
Copyright, Your Sketches, And Historic Sketches by Jeremy Perez
Deep Space Objects Sketching Tutorials and Tips
Digital Tips, Tutorials, and creating Templates
Illuminating your sketch pad
Lunar Sketching Tutorials
Monthly Targets/Tutorials and Tips
Observing log template by Southerner
Planet Sketching Tutorials and Tips
Solar Sketching Tutorials and Tips
Tips, Tricks, and Tuturials by various contributors
Edited by Erix (06/08/08 10:46 PM)