Mirrors of the Heart Card Deck, Printmaking

Mirrors of the Heart Card Deck

Mirrors of the Heart--some of the cards in the deck--by Lily S. May, copyright 1994Like it or not, it’s Valentine’s Day.  And because of that, I’m offering up some hearts from the card deck I made in 1994.  Mirrors of the Heart grew out of my interest at that time in tarot cards.  I thought… Continue reading Mirrors of the Heart Card Deck

Mirrors of the Heart Card Deck, Printmaking

Mental Gymnastics in Printmaking

When I did printmaking I greatly enjoyed the mental gymnastics that were part of the process.  First of all, you have to consider that everything you carve prints in reverse.  This requires particular attention when you include words or numbers in the image.  I recall times when my mind wandered and I found myself carving… Continue reading Mental Gymnastics in Printmaking