Phone: 651.491.4666

Address: 1619 Oak St W, Stillwater, MN 55082

Email: diana@dianahatchitt.com

About Diana's Art

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printmaking artist

I look to my gardens for endless and awesome inspiration. These images are expressed through an Intaglio Printmaking Technique called Mezzotint.

My process begins with creating a rough surface across a copper plate. Using drawing tools (burnishers & scrapers), the plate is hand carved to reveal a particular image.

The plate is inked, wiped and passed through a press transferring the ink onto a piece of German Etching paper. Color inks are applied by hand before each run of the press.

The mezzotint technique proves to be rewarding as well as challenging. Manipulating a plate to bring an idea to surface is a completely fulfilling and creative artistic experience.

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