Astronomical Sketching: A Step-by-Step Introduction

Astronomical Sketching: A Step-by-Step Introduction

Book Title: Astronomical Sketching: A Step-by-Step Introduction

Author: Richard Handy

Format: Paperback | 195 pages

Publication Date: 22 Jun 2007

ISBN-13: 9780387262406

This book presents the amateur with fine examples of astronomical sketches and step-by-step tutorials in each medium, including pencil, pen and ink, chalks and pastels, painting and computer graphics programs. This unique book can teach almost anyone to create beautiful sketches of celestial objects by following simple, illustrated, step-by-step instructions. Readers can select a chapter related to their preferred class of object, and rapidly learn techniques in several media. Each chapter contains useful information regarding equipment, techniques for preserving and archiving sketches, and suggestions for accurate record keeping.