Thursday, January 05, 2012

Copper Leafing


This morning I did some trials with copper leaf.
I love the addition of metallic leaf to surface design,
and wanted to brush up on my technique
before I made the leap onto one of my class pieces.
I had a thin strip of black Lutradur begging for attention,
so it got leafed first.
I love how it turned out.

Next was the bottom section of my 'Scream' piece,
as Jeannie so eloquently named it.


I had already screened on some copper metallic textile paint,
which you can see are the smaller orbs.

Last, but not least, is this one:


It needs a bit of refinement before it goes out,
but I'm liking what it is doing to this piece!

peace


6 comments:

Elizabeth said...

The copper leafing looks fabulous Judy!!! Did you have to paint over the screened print with adhesive to get the leaf to stick???????

Jeannie said...

So very beautiful. I love the copper foil and the view that allows seeing the topography is wonderful. Have a fun filled weekend.

Diana Angus said...

Where is the *like very much* button?

Lisa Kerpoe said...

Oooh! The metal leaf adds an elegant touch. That piece is beautiful. Will it be in the exhibit in San Antonio this spring?

komodori said...

I have learned so much from you watching this piece develop and transform. When you're completed, I want to come over and examine it in detail. You are amazing, my friend!

Carol said...

I have 17 wonderful posts to catch up! Just reading this first/latest one is such a joy. Now I have to go way back to catch up, and I'm so looking forward to seeing what you've been doing. Huge hugs, Carol xxxooo