It has been another busy week of stock making in my world. Deadline (30th Sep) looming for Christmas stock for Art in the Heart and there are a couple of craft fairs coming up in October as well. More Earrings Copper Bangles Bespoke Buttons for Eve Marshall New range of Napkin Rings. I have done three sets of 4 […]
Last week was mostly about Earrings and Brooches. Lots of them. Here is the work in progress. Most of these will be going to Art in the Heart in Peterborough for the Gift shop and the Pop-Up event at Queensgate Shopping Centre on 8th October. The coming week will be spent in more of the same, plus […]
Little and Large! Mr A has made a new 3 litre annealing pan for me 🙂 This will make life easier and I am really looking forward to making larger copper trays, bowls and sculptures. He is also cutting a big wooden block form the logs collected for our wood-burner, which will make hammering the bigger items easier.
Last week I finally gave my new bench vice an outing and indulged in my latest favourite technique. Yes I know I seem to have several favourite techniques, but that is only because coppersmithing is so much fun! Air Chasing is one that is giving me most satisfaction right now. Air chasing copper requires time […]
Apologies for lack of updates lately. Lots of bespoke work going on which I can’t share yet. My friend Eve Marshall has asked me to make some special copper components for the felt sculptures she is making for her forthcoming exhibitions. There are 5 projects in total. Project 1 and 2 have been delivered. Three more to do, one of […]
Chasing Over Air Earlier this year I embarked on a new adventure and learnt about Air Chasing, a technique of forging copper using hammers, daps and a vice. It has given me the opportunity to be daring, funky and original in my creations and I am having so much fun! The fact that this style […]