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Want to see my shop? Please visit http://www.etsy.com/shop/ploverwing

I am an artist who is passionate about printmaking. I strongly believe in the art of the original, hand-pulled, hand-crafted print, and that the term "print" is overused in the current art market. Buyer beware: there's nothing wrong with a reproduction, but remember that it's not an original.

Each print created by a printmaker is a unique piece of art. Don't be misled into thinking that just because a print may be part of an edition of multiples that look like it, that it was easier to create a bunch of them rather than just one. It's not. Each print in an edition represents an equal amount of time spent as the next one in that edition. Each print is its own unique work of art, and should be treated as such…

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  • Female
  • Joined November 15, 2007

Favorite materials

MDF, SafetyKut, linoleum, ink, kitakata, Stonehenge, Masa

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About

Want to see my shop? Please visit http://www.etsy.com/shop/ploverwing

I am an artist who is passionate about printmaking. I strongly believe in the art of the original, hand-pulled, hand-crafted print, and that the term "print" is overused in the current art market. Buyer beware: there's nothing wrong with a reproduction, but remember that it's not an original.

Each print created by a printmaker is a unique piece of art. Don't be misled into thinking that just because a print may be part of an edition of multiples that look like it, that it was easier to create a bunch of them rather than just one. It's not. Each print in an edition represents an equal amount of time spent as the next one in that edition. Each print is its own unique work of art, and should be treated as such.

I am based on the West Coast of Canada, with my cabinetmaker husband Dave, and feline assistant, Murri. My work reflects upon the natural world and the irony of progress. Please visit my printmaking blog at http://burnishings.blogspot.com/ for details about my printmaking process and inspirations.

Thanks!
Amie Roman

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AFFILIATIONS

I am a signature member (AFCA) of the Federation of Canadian Artists, a not-for-profit organization, dedicated to the promotion and professional development of artists, and services for art collectors. The Federation Gallery is located on Granville Island, Vancouver. Please visit their website at http://www.artists.ca/ for further information.

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I am a member of the Malaspina Printmakers Society, an artist-run facility and not-for-profit society, which acts as a major resource centre to artist-printmakers and to the public at large. Malaspina Printmakers are located on Granville Island, Vancouver. Please visit their website at http://www.malaspinaprintmakers.com/ for further information.

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I belong to the Etsy team Printsy for printmakers who use traditional printmaking techinques on their Etsy items for sale in their shops. Please check out our other members at http://team.etsy.com/viewteam.php?id=309

If you're interested in joining, our Flickr group is at http://www.flickr.com/groups/printsy/ for further information, and our blog, featuring interviews and work from our members, is at http://printsy.blogspot.com

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