Scratchbords by Ampersand are hard boards covered in a layer of Porcelain Clay and then India Ink. When I etch away at the ink, the image appears in the clay. If I like, I can add colored inks at the end of the process. It is a slow, precise path, layering line over line, and color over color. I always tell people that it takes a lot of artistic courage to approach a medium like this since I do not sketch on them nor erase. Unlike traditional etching where prints are made, each one of these creations are an original piece of art.


One Response to Process

  1. selegiline says:

    salutations from across the sea. precise blog I shall return for more.

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