Wednesday, October 29, 2008

New etchings


Here are some newly etched brass plates - 3 new designs and a larger version of my little bird artwork which I am going to try on bronze. I use etched plates to make the impression in the clay which then gets oxidized (after the clay is fired) so the recessed areas become black. It's like a rubber stamp, only it's brass. You can get a tremendous amount of detail with etching, which I really like. And it turns out good nearly every time!

6 comments:

Barbe Beaty, Artisan said...

Love these!!!!!!

Clever Endeavor said...

I love your rabbit plate. Very cute, lots of detail.

Whimsicalstars said...

I love these!

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Anonymous said...

That is so cool! No wonder your designs are so unique... I saw your concrete flower pendant on Etsy - love it!

Beadin By The Sea said...

Those are beautiful. My favorite is the bunny rabbit!