Journals categorized as "Astronomy"

Saturn and Antares

Published on: 22 February, 2016

(Above) Book 144, Saturn and Antares in Early Morning Sky, 5 am, 21 February 2016, watercolor, graphite, and pen and in on Arches paper in bound volume, page size: 4 x 12"


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Published on: 15 February, 2016

The Page

The white page is snow. Planning preserves it. I compose the sheet with pencil, then pre-dampen sections with clear water. Then I paint watercolor into the wet. 

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Views of the World

Published on: 7 June, 2010


Views of the World For many years I've kept framed prints by Andreus Cellarius hanging at either side of my studio window. The...

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New Work / New York

Published on: 31 October, 2009


Photograph of the artist'€™s journals, Book 123 through Book 132, 2004 - 2009. The foreground journal is open to a study for

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Published on: 27 September, 2009

Beach Walk, Part 1; Book 132 Pages 58 and 59.


Beach Walk, Part 2; Book 132 Pages 60 and 61.


During my summer retrea...

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A Mix

Published on: 13 March, 2009

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Intuition and Intersection

Published on: 4 February, 2009

Charles Ritchie, three sequen...

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Antares and an Old Moon

Published on: 19 January, 2009

Charles Ritchie, Journal entries for 15-16 January, Book...

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In the Country

Published on: 27 May, 2008

Book 130, Entries for 25-26 May 2008 with studies of a tree at midday and the bright star Ve...

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Millet's Falling Star

Published on: 27 April, 2008

Charles Ritchie, Study after Starry Ni...

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Night with Orion

Published on: 30 March, 2008


(above) Charles Ritchie, Night with Orion (work in progress, 27 March 2008), 11 1/4...

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Flying Home

Published on: 1 March, 2008

Book 130, Sketch of northern sky above illuminated towns, 7:20 pm, 27 Febru...

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Antares Rising: Drawing Seasons

Published on: 23 February, 2008


Self-Portrait with Night XI: Graphite, first...

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Mapping the Night

Published on: 17 February, 2008


Figure 1. Digital photograph of the north wall of the artist’s studio displaying a Celestia...

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Published on: 6 January, 2008



James Gordon Irving, Front and Back Cover of Stars: A Golden Nature Guide, Herb...

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