Just wanted to share with you what I have been working on lately...
A few months ago I took a 2-day workshop at the Pullen Arts Center where I learned how to add color to metal. We experimented with various coloring effects using ingredients commonly found in the home: ammonia, vinegar, salt and rice. Other coloring techniques included epoxy resin, artists chalk and colored pencils.
My favorite technique was the colored epoxy resin. So much so that I documented the process on Facebook on how I created my newly completed pieces - see my FB album.
I started with plain round copper washers from the hardware store (Harbor Freight) and added 2-ton weld epoxy colored with artist chalk. And here are the results:
These pieces will be available for purchase at my next arts and crafts show - May 7, Peak Fest in Apex. If you are in the area, come by and see my new line of jewelry! I will be in booth 48A. Come out and support your local artisans!