I had a day in my studio today. It is far too rare an occasion unfortunately - but nice when it comes. I didn't make anything new, but instead was experimenting with some new dyes and resists for aluminum.
As you can see here with the bird cage, the resist was used to draw the cage the birds and then the aluminum was dyed and sealed.
In these two pieces, the dye seemed to not take evenly and showed water-type marks. Here's the trees in resist:
And in this piece, I was going for a Baroque look:
This water-mark dyeing occasionally happens and I'm not sure why. Guess I'll have to keep experimenting.....
2 weeks ago