Re: How to make copper look corroded (green) in the fastest way possible

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Posted by John Dach on January 05, 1999 at 02:19:29:

In Reply to: Re: How to make copper look corroded (green) in the fastest way possible posted by Chris Ray on January 03, 1999 at 13:01:39:

You could use Copper sulfate or copper nitrate with heat. One will give a bluer color the other a greener color. Sodium Thio Sulphate (B&W photographic fixer) can be used to change the colors. There are a zillion potenital "greens" that can be applied to copper materials,,,, get a patina book and overwhelm yourself,,,, I do every time I open one of mine up and look!!!! Also, Art Nevou (spelling) (in the resources section on the AM site) AKA Ron Young has a couple of "propritary" Greens available for copper, that are VERY fast and easy.

John


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