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Scratchboard wolf by rah-bop Scratchboard wolf by rah-bop
I recently found some pictures of amazing scratchboard illustration on the internet and felt inspired to try it out, myself. This is my first attempt at scratchboard ever, and I'm so in love with this medium.

Drawing is based on a photograph taken by my boyfriend of a wolf at the local zoo and used with permission.

14"x11" Ampersand scratchboard. Will be for sale at the FC art show next weekend.
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Moonlight1383 Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2014  Student General Artist
Beautiful work! :)
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KaleidoscopeLanterns Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Scratchboard is hard and time-consuming but also loads of fun. Great job! c:
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Lou-in-Canada Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2013   Traditional Artist
This is beautiful!  :w00t:

Could you tell me.. I saw a scratchboard for the first time in the Micheals store yesterday.  What is it?  I mean, how does one work with that.  You just draw on it?  Or do you need to use an exacto knive or something and scratch in it first?  How does one use a scratchboard??  
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rah-bop Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
At its most basic level, a scratchboard is a layer of white clay (or wax) coated in a layer of black ink.   You use a sharp implement like an exacto knife, a needle, or even something like steel wool to scrape off the ink to reveal the white clay underneath. It's a reductive process, meaning you make lines by scratching the ink away.  It's really fun! Here's a clip I found on YouTube showing what it looks like in action: youtu.be/0Skw1Gf5NYA
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Roxy147 Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful!
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kira333333 Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I Think I'm in Love <3
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LifeOnDisplayPhoto Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2013  Professional General Artist
well done!
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miamary123456 Featured By Owner May 14, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Your work has been featured on a BuzzFeed page by me!! Here's the link: [link]
I hope this will get you more viewers!
Thanks!
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rah-bop Featured By Owner May 15, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you!
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miamary123456 Featured By Owner May 15, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
You are SOOOOOOOOOOOO welcome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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