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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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1/14/2015 12:59:22 PM

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“God grant me the courage not to give up what I think is right even though I think it is hopeless.” Chester W. Nimitz
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“The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure, but from hope to hope.” Samuel Johnson
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1/12/2015 7:40:08 AM

Thanks for the lovely Goodie Mzz. Even though it was raining,
it was still hot and steamy. I have made a point and walked in the rain
for 2 days now. We are told the cyclone has gone out to see, but it sure pelted down last night. The suburb next to me got 200 mm rain last night and of course flash flooding. At least it is warm when it rains and so much cooler than being inside. Have a great week. emoticon



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“Aerodynamically the bumblebee shouldn’t be able to fly, but the bumblebee doesn’t know that so it goes on flying anyway.“ Mary Kay Ash
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“Without hope, there is no despair. There is only meaningless suffering.” D. Morgensternd.
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