The Sun of november the 7th
By Michel Deconinck (H-Alpha Sun - November 7, 2012)
- November 10th, 2012
- Posted in Colored Pastels . Digital . Graphite Pencil . Ha filtered . Pastels . prominence . Sun . White Paper
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Object Name (Sun)
Object Type (H alpha regio…)
Location (Rocbaron in Provence – France)
Date (2012 Nov 7th)
Media (graphite pencil for the prominences, pastel on white paper for the solar texture, Paint.net as digital tool)
Scope My new Lunt LS35THa/B600 on motorized EQ3 mount with 10mm eyepiece.
I made a pastel texture on CàGrain Canson white paper to imitate the solar surface, and I sketched the proeminences on another paper with graphite pencil. Then I combine both digitalized sketches via Paint.net respecting the 3 bright areas. I cheat a little bit regarding the color pushing my sketch to orange which is maybe more convenient for the contrasts.
Clear sky to you all !