texture and form

  • texture and form
    A selection of work dedicated to chasing nature
  • 2"x2"
  • 3" x 3"
     
  • PROCESS
  •  
    The initial form was shaped by hydraulic press, then set in pitch (black) to build up the the low relief.
  •  
    Repoussé and chasing the front and reverse sides,working in tandem to define the form.
  • The metal must be annealed and treated in an acid bath to maintain malleability.
  • Final details before refining the edges and patina.
  • 3" x 3".
  • 3" x 3/4".
  • texture and form
     
    broach, 
    2" x 2", copper in black patina.
     
    octopus pendant,
    3" x 3", copper in black patina.

    solid pendant, 
    3" x 3/4", copper in brown patina.
     
    Material
    Copper sheet (20-24 gague), hammers, punches.
     
    Techniques
    Chasing, cold-connection, patina, repoussé. 
     
     
  • New project coming soon!