Since graduating from the University of California, Davis in 1990, Steven Noble has mastered a wide range of detail and style within the scratchboard medium and has become internationally recognized for his work from clients as far away as Japan and Europe.
Over the years, Steven has become equally adept in the woodcut, pen and ink, traditional engraving and steel engraving styles, as well as a variety of stylized scratchboard techniques. His highly disciplined and complex line work is based on over 15 years of experience. To create the intricate details of his work, Steven carves very fine line strokes into pre-inked clay boards using X-Acto precision knives. He applies his labor intensive technique to a variety of medium, from bold woodcuts to very fine traditional 19 century steel engravings.
Over the course of his career, Steven Noble has created many nationally recognized logos and ad campaigns for a large list of prestigious and high caliber clients. A lot of Steven's expertise encompasses a large volume of subject matter that include food, portraits, animals, maps, architecture, and corporate conceptual images.