The Art of Scratchboard Illustration
August 5th, 2018 9:30 AM
- Instructor: Ralph Sanders
- Workshop Type: Arts
- Workshop Status: Open
- Workshop Start: August 5th, 2018 9:30 AM
- Workshop End: August 5th, 2018 5:30 PM
- Sessions: 1
Learn the basics of how to render an image into a scratchboard illustration. Students in this workshop will gain an understanding of how to transfer a xeroxed drawing or photograph onto a scratchboard. The instructor will demonstrate how to add lines to the board's surface to create the light to dark values desired to complete the image. A variety of scratch mark making techniques will be shown using various tools such as a scratch knife, X-acto knife with a No 11 blade, sandpaper, and a ruler to help create straight lines. Everyone will leave with one completed scratchboard rendering and the knowledge to create more in the future.
Materials to Bring: Students should bring a selection of black and white xeroxed images 8.5x11 inches or smaller to work with.
Workshop Fee (includes $30 materials fee): 195.00
Date & Time: Sunday, August 5, 2018 :: 9:30am-5:30pm
Location: 375 Rhode Island St, San Francisco, CA 94103
Note: Please read over the SFCB Registration Policies before signing up for a class
REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE 3 DAYS PRIOR TO THE START DATE OF THIS WORKSHOP.
About the Instructor | Ralph Sanders
Ralph Sanders has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Texas Tech University and a Master of Fine Arts from East Tennessee State University. He taught at the college level for many years in the South and in Appalachia – the area of the United States with the richest traditions of storytelling and folk art. In the past few years he has been creating his own way of storytelling using a graphic novel approach. His current work on Pilgrim’s Progress is really just visual storytelling.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94103-5133