Today's postings

  1. [Baren 31321] Re: Newest print (Annie Bissett)
  2. [Baren 31322] Sore Hands (l k)
  3. [Baren 31323] helpful tip ("hanna_platt #")
  4. [Baren 31324] helpful tip ("Lee Churchill")
  5. [Baren 31325] Baren Member blogs: Update Notification (Blog Manager)
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Message 1
From: Annie Bissett
Date: Tue, 18 Jul 2006 09:39:29 -0400
Subject: [Baren 31321] Re: Newest print
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Harry, your giant fish is fantastic!

What's meranti plywood?

Annie B
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Message 2
From: l k
Date: Tue, 18 Jul 2006 08:41:27 -0700 (PDT)
Subject: [Baren 31322] Sore Hands
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I've been stopped in my tracks by deQuervain's tenosynovitis.
Talk about a blow to one's system.
For me, coming from what seems to be a long line of sore wrists on my dad's side....
this was bound to hit me, no matter what I did...
of course arting brought this about a bit sooner....
the doctor was amazed it hadn't shown up much, much earlier....
my thinking is
better now than 20 years from now, when I'd really be cranky about it.

Not one to take lightly anything that gets in the way of my arting...
I ran into this group which may be of interest to some out there...
which has been an enormous source of information and support...
and has charged me up something fierce....

OK...I've had to shelve a bunch of 3d work for a show....
I can still cut blocks...
but I can't pick up the paper to place it ONTO the block to print...
and it's forced me into a different direction...
not that I have problems with various directions...
I just don't like to be forced into it.

The Right hand has given the pen to the Left...
I've posted the first and second drawings the Left has done....
(the curious can find them here: )
might as well have fun with it.

Ok..that's it...that's all I've got to say.
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Message 3
From: "hanna_platt #"
Date: Tue, 18 Jul 2006 14:07:46 -0400 (EDT)
Subject: [Baren 31323] helpful tip
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hello everyone
I get a little messy when i print some times and end up with the occasional finger print or ink where its not supposed to be. so to save the print i erase or scrape the ink off with a razor blade. but this can mess up the texture of the paper so to solve this i take a little piece of the same kind of paper and place it over top ruffed up piece and with a bone folder burnish it and its as good as new. Another thing i have found to be useful is an omnigrid the kind you get from fabric stores it's great for tearing or cutting paper down to size. the one i have is 24X 36.
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Message 4
From: "Lee Churchill"
Date: Tue, 18 Jul 2006 13:27:45 -0600
Subject: [Baren 31324] helpful tip
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For 'defluffing' paper I also find that a really thin paste lightly brushed on the scuffed area and then weighted to dry usually works really well.
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Message 5
From: Blog Manager
Date: 19 Jul 2006 03:55:06 -0000
Subject: [Baren 31325] Baren Member blogs: Update Notification
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This is an automatic update message being sent to [Baren] by the forum blog software.

The following new entries were found on the listed printmaker's websites during the past 24 hours. (21 sites checked, five minutes before midnight Eastern time)


Site Name: Depicture

Author: Miss


Site Name: Mokuhankan Conversations

Author: Dave Bull
Item: Hiroshi Yoshida eBook now on Mokuhankan


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