scraperboard


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scrap·er·board

 (skrā′pər-bôrd′)
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scraperboard

(ˈskreɪpəˌbɔːd)
n
1. (Art Terms) thin card covered with a layer of white china clay and a black top layer of Indian ink, which can be scraped away with a special tool to leave a white line
2. (Art Terms) a picture or design produced in this way
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The book is illustrated with full-page, b&w scraperboard engravings, some in two-page spreads.
Mahmoud Gahalla Ahmed who is from Sudan, and has developed his own style of illustration for Sudanese folk tales using colours on his favourite medium, the scraperboard, said: "This exhibition will certainly provide a platform for illustrators from the Arab world to reach out at an international level."
He also produced scores of monochrome pieces on scraperboard. Open daily from 10.30am to 5pm, entry is free.
She noted that her use of scraperboard as a media to produce the work was to 'get over the difficulty of not having half tone.