Solar Plate Printmaking

Miki Lovett | Nantucket, MA

For solar plate printmaking, first the artwork is prepared on glass or transparencies with light stopping opaque paint or ink. Next the artwork is laid, face down, on the unexposed plate. The the ‘sandwich’ is exposed to light, either sunlight or in a special light box. The plate is then lightly scrubbed to reveal the […]

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Enlightened by a Lampshade

Hand Marbled Paper for Lampshades by Miki Lovett

I don’t like doing commissions. I never have.  I am resistant and do not enjoy them at all. But why? A few months ago, I completed a commission for six sheets of matching hand marbled paper to be made into lampshades for the bedroom of my client’s son. This poor woman had been after me […]

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Bite Me! Whimsical Inspiration

Bite Me! Mixed Media Art by Miki Lovett

This is a whimsey inspired by the stamped cicada which I did while playing around with stamps in general. Why this particular inspiration? Who knows – but I had a lot of fun doing it. It will be shown at the Artists Association . So, what is my inspiration? It is different things at different […]

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We Three

We Three | Etching with Hand Marbled Paper | Miki Lovett

Solar Plate Etching with Marbled Paper Chin Collé I have been fascinated with geometry for some time. Working with the book Patterns in Nature gave me the opportunity to study the geometric relationships. In the course of my explorations, I became more interested in the interaction of circles used to create the perpendicular lines than I was […]

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