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Learning from teaching adult workshops

  In the last two months I had the opportunity to teach two very different workshops. One was a technique-oriented batik workshop and the other explored the Seminole Indian patch working style. Both of these experiences renewed my love of my art and also made me realize that I really like helping others create. I enjoyed […]

The Final Printed Images My two prints were part of a group of almost fifty different editions, done by artists and students.  One of the two images held more ink than the other, and appeared a little heavy to me in feeling.  The other seemed just right.  I returned to the studio with the prints […]

Printing Time

It was now time to print the plate that I had created.  This was going to be a real challenge, as all of the ridges and spots left by the placement of the buttons and sequins would end up slowing down the application of ink to the plate.  It took several applications of oil based […]

The Steamroller Project

In March of this year, Assistant Professor of Art at Florida Gulf Coast University, Andy Owen, ran a 4 day program titled The Steamroller Project.  The program utilizes printing plates that are made by students and artists that are printed by  inking the plates, placing acid-free  paper over the plates, and then pressing the inked […]

Starting the first project

When I looked at the portrait of the Seminole Indians with their friend, I had to visualize how the final result was going to appear, what did I want to achieve with this image, and how was I going to get there? I wanted to create an almost large as life image. First, I decided […]