The author discusses their recent printmaking process and how experimenting with the “à la poupee” technique led them to discover the importance of building on previous discoveries to create a unique style. They encountered difficulties in finding tracing paper and received helpful feedback on their artist statement from ChatGPT. The author reflects on the value of art and challenges the current societal values that prioritize hard work and money. They express a desire for art to permeate everyday life and be accessible to as many people as possible.
Printing a mezzotint plate on Hahnemühle paper, I aimed to create a clear and simple design reflecting human skill and warmth of hands.
I woke up this morning with an idea for my next mezzotint plate. It was to use my pencil drawing from last year as.
I drank the oolong tea I bought two weeks ago for the first time today. It tasted similar to the oolong tea I drank.