The New Scratchboard: Clay-Surface Techniques and Materials for Today's Artist

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This volume begins with a look at the history of scratch art from petroglyphs, sgraffito and scrimshaw to the state of the medium today, with an emphasis on how surfaces, tools and techniques have enlarged the artistic vocabulary of artists working with scratchboard. The main focus of the book is an in-depth, step-by-step description of the three basic scratchboard techniques: the traditional scratching onto an ink-blacked surface; India ink on a white clay surface; and acrylics on a white clay surface. A final section ...

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The New Scratchboard: Clay-Surface Techniques and Materials for Today's Artist
2001, Watson-Guptill Publications, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780823046584

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