Ann Ranlett, MSA - Artist profile
Ann Ranlett, MSA - Artist
Ann Ranlett, MSA - Artist
Scratchboard Art: drawings in progress, demos, short video instruction. More types of content as I figure out this platform. Master (MSA) Member of the Int'l Society of Scratchboard Artists. Ampersand Artist Ambassador
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Ann Ranlett, MSA - Artist
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Here's the finished chicken miniature (with a penny for scale), and framed.
2" x 1" Ampersand Claybord Art Tile

An IG reel of the framing process: Framing
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Short video of scratching in the highlights on a dog's eyes. I've recorded more video of process on this portrait of Pinky, including adding the first layer of watercolor. I'll add narration to that & offer it to subscribers. 
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I’m happy to announce that “Heart of San Pedro” (Western Screech Owl) has been accepted in the Society of Animal Artists‘ “Animal Impressions” Exhibition at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. The show runs August 21 – November 7, 2021.

This drawing is an 8″ x 8″ scratchboard, with watercolor. I took the reference photo at the San Pedro River Preserve in Arizona a number of years ago, so it’s fitting that the drawing will debut in AZ. 

I have a number of scans of this drawing in progress, but I still need to run a couple of them through Photoshop to clean up. Then I'll create a short video of the stages. I also have video of real-time drawing on this piece. I'll share that content to the $3 subscriber tier. I previously posted a short video and a couple of images of this drawing in progress, so please scroll back to see them.

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I have a number of things in progress, read more on my blog: Pivoting

Some are new things & ideas for marketing, along with the "old" but very important things like pet portraits. This is my current portrait project, Pinky the Keeshond-Pit Bull mix. It's a 5" x 5" scratchboard. 
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I'm powering through that owl drawing (previous post) for a show deadline. After that, I'll have some time to contemplate & create new content. Until then, I'll share some existing scratchboard videos so potential subscribers can get an idea of what they'll see.

This is a PowerPoint presentation about scratchboard that I made a couple of years ago and converted into a video.
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Current drawing in progress. Bark & more bark! Look closely & you can see the owl hunkered down in the hole in the tree. This is an 8" x 8" Ampersand Scratchbord. I'll add color to this drawing once it's all scratched. 
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