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I think that's lovely Eva! When you say add a dab of peroxide, do you mean mixed in with the ammonia?
Thanks so much AliMc! I fumed the pieces in ammonia for about 3 days, then took them out and while they were still damp, dabbed them with a brush dipped in straight hydrogen peroxide. At first it turned black, but as it dried, some lovely greens appeared in the blues. I also sprayed the pieces with an acrylic enamel to seal them and add a glossy finish. Try playing with a few scrap pieces and see what happens! :-)PS: Sorry to hear of the loss of your Dad, my sympathies,
Thank you. And thank you for explaining about the peroxide, will have to experiment next week.
I love the look of the patina, Eva! The colors are beautiful. Fuming with ammonia is on my list of things to try. I'll have to add some peroxide.
try it Maryanne, the results are so dramatic and the technique is so easy!!! :-)
Gorgeous piece and colors! Would love to see a wave sculpture with those blues & greens!
Thanks Maija! Perhaps I will do a wave cuff...hmmm....
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