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Monday, November 4, 2013

Scratchboard for fine details ~

(a gourd by Dough McCallum)

Scratchboard was introduced more than one hundred years ago, the technique evolved out of the needs of artisans to find an inexpensive alternative to woodcut and metal engraving. 
Pen and Ink on clayboard is one of the most adaptable and forgiving combinations of pigment medium and surface. Please see some images from our entry level scratchboard class held during the past weekend by clicking here

(Magpies by Elizabeth McCauley)

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