Pastel Moon Drawing

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Hi guys! I’m back with another (sorta) new design this week.

I recently gave new life to an old drawing of the moon I did a few years back, by playing around with it a little bit in Photoshop and giving it some colour!

The original drawing was done in pencil and black conté on paper, which was then photographed for digital manipulation.

I decided to use a palette of pastel colours which I have been using with several of my latest designs. (see Pastel Mandala Pattern, Pastel Elephant Pattern, etc).

I am happy with how it turned out, and I think it looks pretty cool on some of the items in my Society6 store!

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pastel moon drawing mug gift ideas Pastel Moon Mug $15

What do you guys think of this re-done piece?  Do you think there are any problems with re-using an old drawing or art piece?  Leave your thoughts in the comments below.

Also make sure you follow my blog if you want to see more of my designs and projects in the future!

Cheers,

Julie

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Jupiter Drawing in Pencil and Conte

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This is a drawing of Jupiter which I made for my print class.

I did not wind up making this one into a lithographic print, however I thought it turned out nice enough to share.

This drawing was done in pencil and black conte on paper, 24″ x 36″.

I’m quite enjoying creating these space themed pieces.  Stay tuned for more!

Cheers,

~Julie

 

Other space themed artwork from this blog:

Moon Drawing

Stay Wild Moon Child

Pastel Moon Drawing

Galaxy Designs

The Moon Drawing and Lithographic Print

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The Moon – pencil and conte on paper. 14 x 21″

Hey guys!

This is my drawing of the moon I did for my printmaking class which was later used to create a lithographic print (seen below).

This piece is 14 x 21 inches drawn in pencil and black conte.

The Moon - Lithograph Print
The Moon – Lithograph Print

Here is the lithographic print of the moon drawing.

First I re-did the drawing on dry-brush Mylar which is a see-through, plastic like surface, then exposed it onto a lithograph plate as seen below.  Then I printed it on white drawing paper as seen in the print above, and also in an edition of 3 on Sommerset paper to hand in for my class.

Lithographic plate after UV exposure.
Lithographic plate after UV exposure.

I think it turned out nicely!  On Sommerset they were a bit lighter, apparently I didn’t quite ink them enough but man is it a lot of work!

Also some exciting news…  my drawing was exhibited at the UBC Irving K. Barber Learning Centre as part of an exhibit held by the Carl Sagan Association!   It was interdisciplinary exhibit and my work was shown alongside tools and artifacts from Astronomy and other departments.

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The exhibit is called An Inescapable Perspective and combines art and science faculties, bringing them into discussion with one another.  It’s a great thing to be a part of!

Thanks for checking out my work everyone, have a great day.

Cheers,

Julie

 

Other moon related posts on this blog:

Stay Wild Moon Child Art Print

Howling Wolf Mandala Moon

Pastel Moon Drawing