Mississhippi's Madness

A place to share my creative pursuits


Linda has shared her printmaking process in creating one of her beautiful prints. I love the prints she makes.

Musings From The Studio

One of my passions as an artist is capturing the beauty and majesty of the Canadian Rocky Mountains.

I love the mountain landscape, but to capture it with the printmaking process, I have to work to create depth and texture because I don’t have a full palette of colors — like a painter may have — to express that subject.

For the subjects of my art, I am drawn to strong lines and contrasting colors. For my most recent print, I have chosen to portray the iconic Canmore mountains, The Three Sisters, at a time of year when the snow makes great patterns on the peaks. Such a day occurred this spring. The photo above shows my inspiration. This blog explains the six-week journey it took me to create and complete the final print.

Drawing and preparation

The very first step of the creative process begin in my head. For this…

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Author: Elaine

Artist, writer, married, mother, living with Ankylosing Spondylitis and winning (most of the time). My creative impulses have led me to drawing, pastel painting, writing, handcrafts and photography.

3 thoughts on “

  1. Thank you, that was an amazing post. The process for the printmaking process is incredible.

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