I start with black paper to represent the vast shadow area along the terminator, and I draw the sunlit features in white. You’ll need a sheet of black sketching paper (one suitable for pastels) attached to a clipboard, a stick of white hard pastel, a white pastel pencil, and a black charcoal pencil.
You’ll also want to add blending stumps of various sizes, cleaned and sharpened with sandpaper. Because the Moon is so bright, using a soft white light to see what you’re sketching won’t affect your dark adaption.
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