Homemade Patinas Sunday Sampler
Homemade cold patina recipes, fuming, packing and wrapping to produce different results on silver and copper. Work with textured and folded copper pieces supplied, or bring your own pieces to patinate. Silver and copper work best, as the many alloys of brass make it difficult to determine effective patination. Materials and containers to take home packaged pieces, supplied in this 4-hour Sunday Sampler of patination techniques that you can easily and safely do at home.
About Chip Schwartz:
Chip Schwartz lives and works in Beacon, NY, where he is the owner of Schwartz Metal Arts. In addition to doing one of a kind jewelry, flatware, and both functional and sculptural hollowware in his beacon studio, Chip teaches jewelry and metalsmithing classes to groups and individuals. He also works as a patineur and finisher at the renowned Polich Tallix Art Foundry. Chip holds an MFA in jewelry and metal design from East Carolina University and has taught classes and workshops at several colleges, universities, and art centers.
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