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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

SparkPoints: 109,882

Fitness Minutes: 175,172

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.

My Program:
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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1CRAZYDOG
4/22/2016 6:32:42 AM

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“ . . . if you come upon challenges, as we all do, focus on creating solutions to overcome them rather than being stopped in your tracks.” Dr. Catherine Lee Paquette
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How are you?? Thinking of you. Happy Spring.



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MTN_KITTEN
1/25/2016 5:56:24 PM

Hope you are doing well.

Take care.



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FITCOFFEEMOM357
1/21/2016 3:01:14 PM

Just stopping by to say hello by dear. Hope you and the family are doing well.



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MCGS62
1/5/2016 7:42:47 PM

I like your art work.. can you make more than 1 print from the original etching ?



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GOANNA2
12/30/2015 4:16:42 AM

Thanks Mzz. Not doing too well with a bung knee. Have a Baker's cyst and it is very restrictive to my walking and exercise. Otherwise I'm doing OK.
Have a wonderful 2016. emoticon To good Health!



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