I use x-acto knives and scrape them sideways. Makes a good line and then
change the blade when it gets dull. I do this with 11th graders.
> [Original Message]
> From: <Evahesse@aol.com>
> To: ArtsEdNet Talk <email@example.com>
> Date: 11/28/2004 7:09:49 AM
> Subject: scratchboard on the cheap
> i bought some scratchboard recently and now i am wondering what sorts of
tools to give my students to work on it with. i've been going around the
house and fooling around with little files and paperclips and such. i don't
have the traditional scratchboard tools in my classroom. what do you
recommend i have my students use?