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From Paper to Metal

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Appreciators and viewers often ask the Artist questions like What inspires you? or How long does it take to make a print or make a sculpture?  I believe, the age of the artist is the amount of time it takes to conceive idea into reality; so it is unusual for me to say it has taken 1 hour or 3 months or 4 years.  The visuals I aspire to print and vice -versa fabricate into sculpture are inspired from the environmental elements which surround us in my everyday.  Many  cultures saw the growing spiral and we all first experienced touch, smell, sound, sight, and taste.  SUN is Light or Fire and I see it from the top.  WIND is Air and I see it forming on the right.   WATER is Spirit or Mother Earth and I see it from the bottom of the ocean.   SOUND reaches all these elements and senses and surrounds us forming from my left.  My work is mostly inspired by Light and how it plays an integral part of what we see.  I am the Fire element and I am powered by the Sun or that higher spirit.  I am i…

Print Workshops - Young Printmakers Workshop

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BARTO PRINT WORKSHOP 
Inkless Intaglio                                        Chine Colle'
YOUNG PRINTMAKERS WORKSHOP