Category Archives: scratchboard

“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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What is Scratchboard? – Power Point Presentation

In late 2016, I put together a Power Point presentation for a talk I was going to give about scratchboard. The talk never happened, but I thought the PP turned out pretty well, so I’ve been pondering making it available. … Continue reading

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Typical Conversations . . .

I’m finally getting around to blogging the thoughts that ran through my head after wrapping up an event many months ago. I’m grateful now that I typed up all those thoughts way back when . . .A I’m able to … 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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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” Wins Silver

I’m very grateful to Avril Thomas, the judge for the Master’s Division of the 6th Annual International Society of Scratchboard Artists‘ Exhibition in South Australia. She chose “Safety” to receive the “Silver Award” (Second Place). I’m also grateful to the buyer of … Continue reading

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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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Video Annie (Annabelle) – Scratchboard Cat Portrait WIP

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