Instructional Videos

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SCRATCHBOARD UNIVERSITY™ An Overview

Here are 11 easy-to-follow videos guiding you toward creating your own scratchboard masterpiece. Watch at your own pace, rewinding and re-watching as needed. Any time you want to return, simply login into your account.

Scratchboard University’s instructional lessons are segmented into short clips, defining the steps for accomplishing your art. You will be shown techniques and specific tools to create lifelike images. Whether you are just starting or looking to add to your skills, discover your passion for scratchboard, Are you ready? Let’s do this!

An Overview [8.46 min]

SCRATCHBOARD UNIVERSITY™ Getting Started

Scratchboard Intro [0.47 min]

Following a Reference [1:33 min]

Finding a Reference [1:45 min]

Begin Scratching [2:29 min]

SCRATCHBOARD UNIVERSITY™ Tips & Techniques

Cleaning Your Work [1:42 min]

Repairs [2:11 min]

Coloring Options [2:44 min]

Shading Tutorial [5:02 min]

Lessons & Techniques

Hopman Tools

Hopman Animals

Hopman Portraits

Hopman On The Road

SCRATCHBOARD UNIVERSITY™ The Final Touches

Signing Your Work [0:56 min]

Three Scratchboard Recommendations [0:39 min]

Keep Scratching!

Whether you decide to try another scratchboard projects or want to share the experience with a friend or family member, we offer additional supplies and tools. Remember, our kits make great birthday gifts for those who enjoy drawing and being creative. Happy creating.

Hopman Tools®

Ordering Supplies [0.49 min]