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Book: Coloring Base Metals

Hi all,

I ran across this book, looks like it would be of interest to many
Orchidians.

~Elaine

Coloring Base Metals: A Practical Guide by Christine Cox (Foreword
by Tim McCreight), 34 pages

http://www.volcanoarts.biz/cart/metalsmithing/

This excellent self-published booklet is full of 24 recipes and
techniques, plus 5 ways of sealing color onto base metals. Though
simple in presentation and language, this booklet is for working
metalsmiths as well as for beginners. Experienced, easy-to-follow
advice from metalsmith Christine Cox and pages of color photos show
colored brass, copper and nickel silver and photos of finished
pieces to inspire you. It’s chock-full of coloring ideas including
patinas, paints, colored pencils and much, much more. Best of all,
no special equipment or particularly hard-to-find chemicals are
needed for the techniques.

Foreword by Tim McCreight
Introduction
Safety
General Notes
Immersion
Fuming
How to Make a Fuming Chamber
Color Plates
Burying
Heat
Direct Coloring
Brush-On Commercial Options
Sealing
Recommended Reading
Resources

$20.00 (free shipping on this item)

Elaine Luther
Metalsmith, Certified PMC Instructor
http://www.CreativeTextureTools.com
Hard to Find Tools for Metal Clay