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Tue, 1 Feb 2011 17:40:39 -0700
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I also sent this along to the AMI listserv -


n 2/1/2011 5:11 PM, Britt Griswold wrote:
> I put it up on the web site:
> Britt
> On 2/1/11 5:11 PM, Patricia Savage wrote:
>> *Date: *Saturday and Sunday, March 19 and 20
>> *Time:* 9 am – 5 pm both days
>> *Location:* David Clark lab, NCSU campus, Raleigh, NC
>> *Cost:* $120 per person
>> *Supply Fee:*don’t know yet
>> *Class Size Limit:* 15
>> *Contact*: to reserve your spot, your check made out to GNSI-C and 
>> mail to: Patricia Savage, 816
>> Valerie Dr., Raleigh, NC 27606. If you have questions, call me at 
>> (919) 859-2789, or email me at
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>> Participants will discover the potentials and excitement of using 
>> scratchboard, where contrasts of
>> textures and values produce dramatic, luminous effects, and where, as 
>> in no other medium, ink is
>> correctible.All fear of using ink is gone.We will review tools and 
>> materials with demonstrations and
>> examples to show how to use them to create a vast range of textures 
>> that will portray subjects with
>> detail and accuracy.We will use the pen and blade to combine black 
>> and white lines and dots, which
>> are the basis of our ink textures.Graphite pencil rendering can 
>> achieve subtle, delicate effects.
>> Participants will choose their favorite subjects from nature and with 
>> them create a composition that
>> they will sketch, transfer, and render in ink or pencil on white 
>> scratchboard, conveying form,
>> shading, textures, and spacial placement of each element of their 
>> composition.Each participant will
>> work toward completing at least one ink and/or one graphite pencil 
>> illustration.There will be
>> step-by-step individual help and encouragement along the way.We will 
>> immerse ourselves in the
>> scratchboard medium.
>> *Trudy Nicholson *is a free-lance illustrator of nature with 
>> considerable experience in medical and
>> scientific illustration.Her main interest is portraying animals in 
>> their natural world with accuracy
>> and detail.For many years she has used the medium of ink or pencil on 
>> scratchboard.Her work is
>> featured in Ruth Lozner’s “Scratchboard for Illustration”.Among the 
>> numerous books that she has
>> illustrated are Warner Shedd’s “Owls Aren’t Wise and Bats Aren’t 
>> Blind” and Carl Safina’s “The View
>> from Lazy Point”.She has exhibited widely.Her enthusiasm for 
>> scratchboard is unbounded.
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