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Welcome to Spark and the Thyroid Community Team.

I get asked a lot about my art... the images you see here that are non-photos.

The medium is aquatint/etching.

Its a type of printing process, where an image is created on a sheet of copper, using corrosive salts, grounds, burnishing, sanding and scraping. After the image has been refined, its inked and wiped, pulled thru a 1.5 ton hand press with a dampened sheet of paper and felt blankets. During this ...
Welcome to Spark and the Thyroid Community Team.

I get asked a lot about my art... the images you see here that are non-photos.

The medium is aquatint/etching.

Its a type of printing process, where an image is created on a sheet of copper, using corrosive salts, grounds, burnishing, sanding and scraping. After the image has been refined, its inked and wiped, pulled thru a 1.5 ton hand press with a dampened sheet of paper and felt blankets. During this final process the ink is transferred to the paper.

Its extremely time consuming and challenging as the process is full of surprises that you don't always have the ability to anticipate or control. Many of these surprises are not um... desirable. LOL

Rather like thyroid disease.

Between the Hashi's and Aquatints I should be a Zen Master by now.
Unfortunately, I am not.

Its nice to have a goal... although I can't quite decide if the goal has me.
Namaste
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Mzzchief
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Member Since: 11/8/2007

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My Goals:
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To wake each day, filled with joy and gratitude.

To learn from others.

To share what I've learned, hopefully without boring people to tears or confusing them further.

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To enjoy life and all that it brings me.

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Middle aged and snarky.

Artist... I have a BS in that!

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11/24/2014 8:38:47 AM

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Good thing that it's warm and comfy indoors, because it's rainy and gonna snow -- up to 8 in. ACK! Not-ready-for-snow! LOL Guess later I can go make snow angels!

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11/23/2014 1:04:12 PM

Need some sun back here! LOL



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11/23/2014 10:18:48 AM

It's Sunday, but not sunny here!

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11/22/2014 11:09:01 AM

Goooood morning!

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11/21/2014 12:02:22 PM

Just posted the highlights on my page. :-)



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