Draw with negative space! Scratchboards are first coated with a fine white china clay and then with an opaque black ink. Use a Skratch Knife or other metal scratching tool to produce lines and textures. The white clay is later colourable with a variety of media!
Opus is an independently-owned local business, supplying the visual arts community with art materials, digital printing, picture frames, art education, community support, and more. Founded in 1974, we have grown from a single location framing company to seven stores throughout BC and a Canada-wide mail order service for online & phone orders. Read more →