PATINAS

keeping flame colors on copper

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Can anyone tell me how to keep from losing colors on copper after flame coloring? When applying a clear finish the colors change to shades of gold and brown.


Lovers Side View

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Lovers Side View

Side View


Steel Ray close up

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Steel Ray close up

Kelp leaves and Seals


“4 Hands” New work in progress

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 Work in progress“4 Hands”: Work in progressBased on cave paintings of hands this wall hanging has a 3D stone texture with multiple dye oxide patinas Finish is Smart Coat 1K and black wax.


“4 Hands”

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“4 Hands”

Work in progress


Flower box

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Flower box

Waterfalling

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Waterfalling

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Trying to do something little different from my norm. Says somewhere out there that people like to have wall art so giving a little try at something here.

title: Waterfalling


My new website!

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Hey guys I just got my website up and running. I would love it if yall would go check it out and let me know what you think (HONESTLY what you think, No hurt feelings here). Its nothing fancy but its a start. The address is http://www.designermetalworks.net  Table commisioned by a boat captain. Made using an actual bronze ship's wheel.The base is steel and was painted to match the natural patina.table 1: Table commisioned by a boat captain. Made using an actual bronze ship's wheel.The base is steel and was painted to match the natural patina.


Stainless Patinas?

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I am working on a project for a client who wants the stainless steel sculpture to have a look like it is on fire, or just leaving the fire.

I am aware of a couple of stainless steel patina processes:


Latest Tries

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Here are some vessels that I finished up last week. I tried a few different things.

 First one is a bowl around 11 inches and on a little base. Here I did a little chasing and ended up with a star at the bottom. Patina is a mix of liver of sulphur (LOS) and ammonia chloride. Blue bowlBlue bowl


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