Intertwined

$195.00

Intertwined is an original monotype print framed in a wood, black 19 x 15 frame using acid free mats, tape and backing. 

Available for purchase and pick up at the Village Artisan’s Gallery in Yellow Springs, OH or at the ARTery Gallery in downtown Dayton.  Please email me for inquiries melaniemorrett@gmail.com  thank you 🙂 

I created this print by first inking a plexiglas plate with black ink, and then creatively arranging miniature Japanese maple leaves on top of the inked surface.   Next, I cranked the plate through my etching press with a piece of paper on top, not as much as to create a print from the ink peaking through the leaves, but to create impressions of the leaves into the inked plate. 

From there, I used tweezers to carefully remove all the leaves and small stems from the inked plate.  Next I used both paintbrushes, rolled up paper towel corners and mat board corners to creatively remove ink from the plate.  The single step of painstakingly removing ink from the plate took about 6 hours to do until I was satisfied with the image. The final step was to place a piece of damp paper on top of the completed plate and hand crank it through my etching press which transfers the ink on the plate to the paper. 

  It was a magical experience after printing this monotype print when I slowly lifted the paper off the printed plate to see my time and effort had not been in vain.   With monotypes… you just never know!   🙂  This piece has been hand created, hand signed and numbered 1 of 1.  

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All orders can be picked up from the Collaboratory at Talbott Tower, 114 West First Street, Unit B, Dayton, OH 45402.  Or if you prefer, you can pick up your purchase from my home in Beavercreek, or a half way meeting place.  :)  If necessary, Shipping can be available.  Buyer pays shipping expense, USPS, UPS, or FED EX , plus $10 purchase packaging fee.

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Refunds available if artwork and or frame components are returned in perfect condition in original shipping container and wrapped in protective packing materials within 5 days of delivery.  Buyer pays return shipping cost.  Refund issued upon receipt of returned merchandise.

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