Beautifully done Scratchboard Illustrations

















Scratchboard or Scraperboard was invented in the 19th Century.  It’s a technique in which artists create drawings using tools and sharp knives to etch into a thin layer of white clay or chalk topped with a fine coat of black India ink.  During that time this form of illustration quickly became the favorite medium among many artists. This post highlights some examples of Scratchboard illustrations from various talented artists of that era followed by a few videos demonstrating how this wonderful technique is …

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Aldo Bukit is chief editor and owner of SmashingWall.com. Aside from his full time job, he loves blogging about design in general. He has over ten years of marketing design experience and the passion continues on. His profile on Google+ -

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