American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A drawing board coated with white clay and a surface layer of black ink that is scratched or scraped away to produce an effect similar to engraving. Also called scraperboard.
“It seems Miller doesn't know whether he wants to direct movies, write comic books or work in scratchboard.”
“PROS: Super heroes without the silly costumes, very interesting story with several surprise elements, excellent illustration by one of the the top comic artists, great coloring, wonderful 'scratchboard' cover illustrations, a nice 'how we did it' section at the end that gives insight on how comics are put together”
“The panels were "scratchboard" pieces where an image - in this case, male forms - is formed by a black substance being scratched off its white base.”
“Illustrator Beth Krommes summons nature's many corkscrews by means of black scratchboard dappled with color, creating a sense that the images are emerging from darkness.”
“Krommes uses just three colors – black, white and yellow – and watercolor and scratchboard techniques that give the art the look of wood engravings.”
“Beth Krommes used scratchboard and watercolor for 'The House in the Night.”
“Beth explained scratchboard technique and knowing when to stop; Susan read their book aloud; Ann talked about how an editor envisions a picture book with only a brief manuscript in hand.”
“I used a scratchboard tool to make fine vertical linesup and down the cup, and radiating out from the center of the saucer.”
“Â After the stain dried, I scratched it away using scratchboard tools.”
“See relief prints by Pfaff and scratchboard by Rissanen Ross. 7-9 p.m.,”
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