Monoprinting very readily lends itself to a spontaneous approach. The process itself involves alchemy. An image is created by applying ink to a plexi-glass plate. Dampened paper is laid over the plate. Together they are run through a press. At the moment of pressure a certain intangible thing happens over which you have no control. This is the beauty of it. It can be a meticulously planned, process-oriented technical experience, but it also completely lends it self to the beauty of spontaneity and emotion in art. I am not interested in technical processes. I am interested in art as a pure expression of emotion. I like to use color and form to that end. Bold form and bold colors are a language for me. Monoprinting has a beautiful element of surprise to it. I am never in complete control of my creations. I like that. It is a lot like life.