week 8

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mokumeetch1

I decided to re etch the mokume gane disc as I was unhappy with the finish. This time I etched it deeper and revealed more of the silver solder which I then patinated. It has a better texture and is a jolly bright blue.

mokumepatination

I took the pressed mussel shell shape and started repousse with it:-

repousse2

I liked the pitch bowl that you fix it in as well:-

reposse pitch

The large berry vessel is drying well and no longer has flies:-Image

The small vessel selection are on display for the college open day.

This week we tried cuttle fish casting, which smells terrible, but is good fun. I did some keys and an acorn

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