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Patricia Savage <[log in to unmask]>
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Tue, 1 Feb 2011 21:10:13 -0500
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That would be great. We have 7 spaces left.

Patricia Savage
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On 2/1/11 7:40 PM, Pam Little wrote:
> I also sent this along to the AMI listserv -
> Pam
> 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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