Category Archives: scratchboard

Ampersand Artist Ambassador

I’m honored to announce that I’m now an “Ampersand Artist Ambassador”! Ampersand’s Artist Ambassadors are a select group of artists and instructors who represent Ampersand Art Supply through our knowledge and use of Ampersand’s materials. We have an interest and … Continue reading

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ACT Interview with Ann

LouCinda Laughlin interviewed me for Auburn Community Television‘s Meet the Artist series. I discussed scratchboard and my methods, shared examples of my work, and demonstrated my technique on an in-progress commission. Watch the video on YouTube.

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“Chromed Grace” Accepted in AWA Exhibition

I’m thrilled to announce that “Chromed Grace”, my scratchboard drawing of a chrome greyhound hood ornament, has been accepted in the American Women Artists‘ annual juried Exhibition. I joined AWA at the end of last year, so this is my … Continue reading

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“Strokes of Genius 10” Now Available

My scratchboard drawing, “Safety”, appears full-page in the just-released Strokes of Genius 10: Inspiring Subjects book published by North Light Books. I learned that this work had been selected for inclusion in September of last year; it takes quite some … Continue reading

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Featured in “Step by Step” Article in {E-VOLVED} Magazine

In October 2016, I meet Christina Diaz, the editor of {E-VOLVED} Magazine, at the City of Trees Art & Ink Expo. She asked me to submit a scratchboard drawing as a step by step and I already had all the components … Continue reading

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Award of Merit – California State Fair

“Diminutive Phoenix – Never Forget” received an Award of Merit in the 2017 California State Fair Fine Art Exhibit. This scratchboard drawing features a Brewer’s Blackbird and  portion of the crumpled beams of the 9-11 Memorial at the harbor in … Continue reading

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Interview

This interview appeared in the January 2017 issue of the International Society of Scratchboard Artists‘ newsletter. Click on the image for a larger version. Save Save Save

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“Safety” Receives Silver Award

It’s a humbling honor to announce that “Safety”, my scratchboard drawing of a greyhound, received a Silver award (second place) in the Master’s division at the 2017 International Society of Scratchboard Artists’s Exhibition. Our Exhibition is full of exceptional works, … Continue reading

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Art Selected for “Art Journey Animals” Book

Tell Me More About “Sheep”, my scratchboard drawing of a border collie pup, has been selected for publication in another of North Light Books’ compilation editions: Art Journey Animals – A Collection of Inspiring Contemporary Masterworks. The book was published … Continue reading

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“Fresh Feathers” Awarded Second Place

“Fresh Feathers”, my drawing of a Shire draft horse’s legs, was awarded Second Place in the Miniature category at the 2016 Art at the Classic art show at the Draft Horse Classic.  I took the reference photo of the horse … Continue reading

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