Melissa Derricott's Profile

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These are a few of my favorite things....

When I was in college, as an art student, I would cover my dorm room walls with quotes and/or saying that touched me in some way. After college, I entered the workforce. Days merged into weeks, weeks into months, months into years. For years, the cloud of data entry was only lifted, thinking back to quotes from that wall in college. Around September 2011, I found an art medium I had never tried before, linocut block printing. It instantly became a hobby. I was buying more blocks and supplies than I knew what to do with. Shortly after learning to print I found Etsy! Where I realized I could put the energy I had creating new prints to work. What started out as a hobby has become a huge part of my life. This shop, comprised of my favorite sayings, is my little space in the world. Originally named Sweet Gee Prints (after my mother),…

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  • Female
  • Born on November 10
  • Joined November 16, 2011

Favorite materials

Linoleum Blocks, Ink and Paper

About

These are a few of my favorite things....

When I was in college, as an art student, I would cover my dorm room walls with quotes and/or saying that touched me in some way. After college, I entered the workforce. Days merged into weeks, weeks into months, months into years. For years, the cloud of data entry was only lifted, thinking back to quotes from that wall in college. Around September 2011, I found an art medium I had never tried before, linocut block printing. It instantly became a hobby. I was buying more blocks and supplies than I knew what to do with. Shortly after learning to print I found Etsy! Where I realized I could put the energy I had creating new prints to work. What started out as a hobby has become a huge part of my life. This shop, comprised of my favorite sayings, is my little space in the world. Originally named Sweet Gee Prints (after my mother), this shop is everything I could imagine and more. I find inspiration constantly so check back often for new prints!

Thanks you for stopping by!
Melissa

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