Okay... Wierd Question! Does anyone know what this is called?

@missybal (4490)
United States
August 13, 2007 7:22pm CST
Does anyone remember art class in school that you were given this black thick piece of paper that you could use a tool and scratch into it a picture. It was one of my favorite art projects in school and I wanted to buy some of this special paper/board however I have no idea what the stuff was called and so can not find it to buy it. Please anyone tell me so I may find it. Perhaps if there is an art teacher here who could tell me.
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@writersedge (22577)
• United States
15 Aug 07
Not sure what it is called, by Oriental Trading Company is on the internet and they make it. They make other craft and art project stuff too. So maybe you can look them up. When I was a kid, we made our own. We took different colored-crayons and covered heavy white art paper. We just randomly scribbled all over the paper. Then we took black crayon and covered the paper. Then we scraped or scratched it off with a pin, coat hanger, sharpend stick, whatever. I have helped you find where to buy it and also how you can make some if you want to start from cratch, but I still don't remember what it's called either.
@missybal (4490)
• United States
15 Aug 07
Thanks anyways I'll check it out.
• Canada
29 Sep 07
Guess what missybal2783 I just found a website where they have kits. It's called Scratch Magic and the website is www.FatBrainToys.com, hope this is what you were looking for as I'm sure it is. There are different kits in there as well. Enjoy!!!
• Canada
29 Sep 07
they also call it foiling and you can buy it in kits or separate in a craft and/or hobbie store. You can have the background silver, gold, multicolored. I see them at walmart too!! I use to love making my own though as someone already described except that I coloured the white sheet using pencil crayons and then used a black crayon to cover it. You can also use grey instead of blac and if you want to do a certain kind of pic then you can minus the color of the pencil crayon on the white sheet and use it for your main cover color. It works out pretty good!!!