Thursday, May 5, 2011
My creative space...
I am 'playing' chemistry at the moment....
... The other day I went to the Jeweller Suppliers and bought a whole bunch of chemicals.
Whith the intention is to treat different metals and get exciting, interesting and beautiful effects.
I have been playing with patination- oh so fun. ( I will share another time)
But today I pulled all the stops!
Today I did some etching.
Now according to most people (the jewellery designers I spoke to) : it's not easy, but the chemicals - oh the chemicals! what dread! ----- I thought to myself; Acids are daily bread for a chemist, it surely cant be too bad..., went to library and got a book out. (its how I deal with something I wanna learn)
So Today - Today was the day:
I encountered no problems at all, it's really simple chemistry...
The pieces came out great- and I am so excited to do more- and once I find some Stop-out-fluid the sky is the limit
The scientist in me feels totally professional and I am totally enjoying it.
The artisan in me is pleased with the effects and I am thinking up a thousand and one things I can do...
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