Charcoal, Vine & Compressed
• Charcoal Pencils
- • Cresent &
Strathmore 500 Bristol & Illustration
NEW 2014: Scratchboards.
NEW 2016: Wood Panels for
new window at the Fine Art
For Scratchboard images,
I use Ampersand museum series
scratchbord™ panels, and scratch with several
tools, mostly a small exacto knife. If I want to
add color, special scratchboard inks are applied
after I've completed scratching.
are drawn on a primed wood panel or
a heavy drawing surface. It is then sprayed with
charcoal fixer, then a spray acrylic clear coat,
followed by two brushed on coats of acrylic
varnish, resulting in a charcoal drawing that is
treated like a painting. No glass is necessary.