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Realistic eyepiece sketches

How do I make my eyepiece sketches look more realistic?
RELATED TOPICS: ASTROSKETCHING | SKETCHING
Erika-Rix

“How do I make my eyepiece sketches look more realistic?”

It’s a question observers often ask when trying to re-create the lifelike appearance of an eyepiece view. Thankfully, our images can benefit from several methods. They include techniques at the eyepiece, digital enhancements, and drawing tablets. In this month’s column, I want to chat about the first of the three — eyepiece techniques — and I’ll take a couple examples from the constellation Auriga the Charioteer.

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