FREE 3hr- Intro to Scraperboards

This course is now fully booked, but please check back.

with Steve Carroll

  • Starts 15 Oct
  • Findhorn

Service Description

A free introduction to the World of Scraperboard! Turn your beloved pet into a masterpiece! *Booking is essential - If you cant come along, please let us know as other people may be able to take your place. Saturday 15th October 10:30 - 1:30 All materials included NOTE: Please bring with you good quality 6”x 4” photo prints (no digital images) of your favourite pet or pictures of animals in a book. If you can hold a pen, you can do scraperboard! Explore this fascinating medium with award-winning illustrator, Steve Carroll. In a few simple steps, you will be shown how to create striking images in this fun and rewarding art form. Scraperboard is a way to create an image using a special board with a surface layer of black ink and an under layer of white China clay. Using a sharp metal tool, you engrave the black to reveal the white layer below. By making repeated lines, marks and strokes, the image will emerge dramatically from the dark background. Because you can draw with a fine line, scraperboard is particularly suitable for depicting fur, hair and feathers. With this in mind, please bring with you good quality 6”x 4” photo prints (no digital images) of your favourite pet or pictures of animals in a book. Steve will teach you how to trace your image and transfer the outline to the scraperboard surface. Then, by using the metal tool, he will demonstrate different ways of creating textures and tones. You will be encouraged to experiment to get a feel of the engraving action, before bringing your very own works of art to life.


Upcoming Sessions


Contact Details

  • Moray Art Centre, Findhorn, Forres, UK

    01309692426

    admin@morayartcentre.org

Please Note: If you are driving to MAC please use our car park and not the parking spots directly beside the centre as these belong to our neighbours. MAC’s car park is the dedicated gravel space behind the centre as signposted.