I initially learned printmaking when I was in high school for the arts, woodblocks and linoleum and the like, and my hands were often bloodied with scars of sharpened awls.  Recently though I have discovered from a good supervisor and friend Gail Elkin-Scott, a new less dangerous way of making prints, which also allows me to recycle previously thrown away materials.  Styrofoam printing can be done simply or with effort and detail, depending on the artist.  In the last few years I have taught many people ranging from 15-50 yrs old how to do this, and well as honed it as an art form I gain much pleasure in making.  Though multiple prints may be produced off of the same styrofoam block, the nature of the material is porous and unpredictable, making each one really a monoprintdoublepeople2.print

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