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welshmillie
« on: August 21, 2011 02:06:07 PM »

Hi All

I thought I would share the latest things that I have been working on.  I started them at the end of the school year and have finished them off at home - I'm really pleased with how they turned out.

The leaves were firstly dried out and then I pressed the leaf and sheet copper through the rolling mill, I then pierced out the shape and the veins on the copper leaf, finally I attached a pin made out of brass wire to the back.  I have left the front of the leaves oxidised as I think it adds to the design.  I've sealed them all with a laquer to prevent any tarnishing/rub off.

Let me know what you thing c&c welcome.



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« Reply #1 on: August 21, 2011 02:45:43 PM »

Beautiful work! This rocks. ^_^
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« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2011 05:32:59 PM »

Very nice! I love the nature-y rustic feel of the leaves and the colours.
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« Reply #3 on: September 05, 2011 02:39:28 PM »

Love these!
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« Reply #4 on: September 15, 2011 09:06:58 AM »

I would really love to see these in action, but they're lovely nonetheless.
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