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The Art of Scratchboard

Scratchboard University

ScratchBoard University is a resource that is designed to help new and experienced artists learn scratchboard. You can join ScratchBoard University for free and have access to an easily understood demo video that takes you through the process of creating your own personal scratchboard art.

To join, all you have to do is fill in some basic details about you and how to manage your account and that’s it! Listed below are some of the video tips and techniques available to you, so you can start creating your own scratchboard today.

  • Finding and Following a Reference
  • Starting and Scratching
  • Three Recommendations


ScratchBoard University was founded by Paul Hopman, an award winning scratchboard artist from Tucson, Arizona. ScratchBoard University was born out of his passion for the art medium and his hope that more and more artists find the same satisfaction when they too discover scratchboard.

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