Still playing catch-up, in a way, after the 3 month layoff. Â I’ve done pages of moon studies before. Â But now I am a little more purposeful, because these studies are for pages I am actually about to draw: the gradual appearance of the face in the moon. Â This page of sketches is not in the correct sequence. Â I also took the opportunity to use black acrylic instead of India ink for the night sky. Â I think I like the texture of it.
It won’t be a strip like that in the final — though looking at it makes me consider whether it should be. Â I’ll draw the final versions now, taking a little more care with the placement of the clouds, and making their shapes more consistent. Â And lighten up those craters a bit, next pass. Â Of