Artist of the Month- Gail Jayson

Gail Jayson began her journey as an artist 8 years ago prior to retiring after 42 years as a special educator. She loves creating funky art that puts a smile on those who view her work. Gail has a serious side too and it is reflected in her Scratchboard Artwork.

Scratchboard Art is a way of creating an image by starting with a black surface and scratching through it to reveal a white layer below. It is a direct engraving which means cutting or incising an image into a surface. When the image is complete, you can add color with ink or watercolor. She teaches class on this technique at Gilded Matilda’s.

Check out the event page on this website and at Gilded Matilda’s Facebook page.

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