In My Printing Apron

debbie little wilson

The Salina Project… I love my assistant…

Like I told you yesterday, my husband Ken became my printing assistant… After he made some minor adjustments to my studio (rearranging some obstacles in his way), we went into full swing… We were able to print out 50 etchings..

It was great not to have to wash my hands constantly but my arms got quite a work out with all that wiping… and my BACK … oh, dear, I must say, it has been a long time since I have printed this hard… At one point, yesterday, I had to laugh because I was wondering what Nellie would say if she saw us working in tandem that way…. She would have loved it and I would have enjoyed telling her about it… Later, I will tell you about my mentor and friend, Nellie Buel.

But for now….. back to work… Ken has gone to a doctor’s appointment and when he comes back, we start our team printing but I need to print some before he gets here…

2 responses to “The Salina Project… I love my assistant…

  1. Peach Farm Studio January 24, 2012 at 4:24 pm

    Cheers to Ken! Cheers to you both!

  2. Joe Montgomery July 8, 2012 at 10:33 pm

    I saw a print at an antique store in Austin today that was signed Buel… a roadrunner… named Paisano. Very nice. A colored wood block print maybe… I am not familiar with techniques. Went searching on Google and ended here… could it have been your friend?

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