Artist scratches life into "Robotic Aquatic" creatures

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credit: Natalie McKean

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McKean uses a technique called scratch art, which she describes as "basically like an inverted pen & ink".

A wood board is covered with white clay, then black ink. The black is scratched away to reveal the white, then colored ink is added in.