Ulli Lotzmann's Apollo Sketch Book

Dedicated to my beloved father Hans Lotzmann (1925 - 2008);
and to a Colorful Crew: Pete Conrad (1930-1999), Dick Gordon, and Al Bean.

Drawings Copyright by Ulrich Lotzmann. All rights reserved.
Edited by Eric Jones and Ken Glover
Last updated 15 June 2013.

Gerda and Hans Lotzmann:
portrait photographed floating onboard ISS
during Expedition 13 (30 March to 29 Sep 2006).

Ulli, Christian, and Martina in 2003

Journal Contributor Ulrich Lotzmann has been a close friend of both Pete Conrad and Alan Bean. He is co-editor of the Alan Bean Gallery and writes, "It was Al's artwork that motivated me to buy an easel, brushes, and acrylic paints - I had never painted before." Some of Ulli's acrylic paintings are linked here.

In December 2002, Ulli began to produce sketches which, for us, capture the spirit of Apollo better than any body of work other than Al Bean's paintings.

Ulli writes, "The sketches are also my personal tribute to the men and women of International Latex Corp. and of Hamilton Standard Devision of United Aircraft Corp., who designed and manufactured the most special 'spaceships' ever built - the Apollo Space Suits with their portable life support systems (PLSSs)."

It is a pleasure to make the Sketchbook available to readers of the Apollo Lunar Surface Journal.

Eric Jones and Ken Glover
18 February 2003

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