Patina: 300+ Coloration Effects for Jewelers & Metalsmiths

Patina: 300+ Coloration Effects for Jewelers & Metalsmiths

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by Matthew Runfola
     
 

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An explosion of patination methods from beginner to advanced skill levels!

Patina offers a collection of over 300 metal patination recipes, application instructions, and full-sized samples for anyone working in metals, including jewelers, sculptors, and metal artisans.

This all-skill-level book covers steel, stainless steel, copper, brass, bronze

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An explosion of patination methods from beginner to advanced skill levels!

Patina offers a collection of over 300 metal patination recipes, application instructions, and full-sized samples for anyone working in metals, including jewelers, sculptors, and metal artisans.

This all-skill-level book covers steel, stainless steel, copper, brass, bronze, silver, and aluminum. Neatly organized by metal type then by color for ease of reference. Patina discusses variables that affect the overall metal coloration such as surface preparation, chemical formula, application method, and more. Cross-references take you to the variety of patination techniques offered, including immersion, brush application, spraying, fuming, layering, using resists, hot and cold applications, and more. All recipes feature step-by-step illustrated instructions. Patina also discusses safety issues and handling and disposing of hazardous or corrosive materials as well as proper ventilation. This book is an inspirational resource, a how-to guide, and a book that you have long been waiting for.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781620335130
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
02/28/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
File size:
27 MB
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Meet the Author

Matthew Runfola is the proprietor of Runfola Studios, a high-end contemporary furniture and sculpture design/build business based in Chicago, Illinois, focusing on unique surface patinas and colorations. Runfola currently heads the Metal Sculpture Department at the Evanston Art Center, and his works can be found in numerous private collections worldwide.

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Patina: 300+ Coloration Effects for Jewelers & Metalsmiths 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
BJCR More than 1 year ago
Very helpful and inclusive of a variety of metals.