Book

Contrast and Cones

Nov 30, 2017

Pen and ink on scratchboard surface is one of the most adaptable and forgiving combinations of pigment medium and surface. All fear of using ink is gone!


Discover the excitement of scratchboard, where contrasts in textures and values produce dramatic and luminous effects. Choose your favorite subject matter, either a conifer cone or another subject with plenty of details, and create a stunning composition. Learn the techniques to convey form, shading, textures and spatial perspective in your composition. Work toward completing one or several final illustrations.