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sketch of nasa astronaut Eugene Cernan (1934-2017)

EUGENE CERNAN (1934-2017)

I’ve always been fascinated with space, NASA, and those that pushed through the impossible to explore the unknown. Eugene Cernan was born in 1934. He was an American astronaut, naval aviator, electrical engineer, aeronautical engineer and fighter pilot. In 1972, the last and final NASA mission to the moon took place, with Cernan, his third trip to space, as commander of Apollo 17. This final lunar landing was to have Cernan be the eleventh person to ever walk on the moon and be the last man to re-enter the Lunar Module.

This sketch of Mr. Cernan was done on 8 3/4″ x 6″ illustration paper. I used a black #14 Kuretake brush pen and white acrylic paint. The NASA emblem was coloured with copic marker and then edited in Photoshop to give it a grainy texture and added the white splash marks overtop of it.

In 2017 I created a few other tribute drawings of people who passed away, such as Milt Schmidt.


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