I am really enjoying the craft of air-chasing copper. Working on a few more rings and pendants today.I think I will make some air chased copper earrings next. ..
Last week-end I spent some time making more one-off copper cuffs. It was a LOT of fun :-) And the finished pieces have definitely put a smile on my face. I hope you like them too! I made a series of social media posts as I crafted these pieces. This is what I plan to do with all new work I ..
Made a couple more copper leaf sculptures this afternoon. These have been really popular at Art in the Heart and at ESCArtists events. As far as I am aware there are only two of these at Art in the Heart and I have none in stock. I will have to make a lot more than these 2 I am sure! At least I..
After a wonderful trip to India I am back to my bench and working on several new pieces for the June Artists Market at Stamford Arts Centre and for my display cabinet at Art in the Heart and Whisby Nature Park.What better way to get back into the swing of things than a bit of air chasing fun :-..
I have used heavier gauge pure copper wire for all the wire work on this piece. The emerald tumble stones are quite big as well. This is going to be a chunky necklace. I am really looking forward to putting it in liver of sulphur and giving it a nice deep patina. UPDATE: The necklace has t..
Happiness is... turning a plain sheet of copper into something you can wear! :-) I really do love what I do! It is so satisfying to start with a bit of metal and see it become a beautiful piece of art. Could be a piece of jewellery, a sculpture, something functional or just a decorative design that..
I recently received a custom order for set of 12 Copper Napkin Rings. Sharing a few pictures of the making process. The napkin rings are available to order via my online shop here: Leaf Design Copper Napkin Rings ..
It is all about ESC Artists Stamford Exhibition now. I have been working on copper leaf sculptures, copper trays and another collaboration with artisan felter Eve Marshall for a bird sculpture. All pieces will be exhibited at Stamford Arts Centre from 26 October to 6 November. Please do come and vis..
Last few weeks have been really busy with Christmas stock for Art in the Heart, new cabinet set up at Corn Exchange Shopping Arcade, Craft events and the forthcoming ESC Artists Exhibition. I just didn't have time to update the blog last week so you can see lots of photos of the things I have been m..
My first attempt at making a water feature :-) I am absolutely thrilled with it. It has given me the encouragement to try new things, try bigger pieces and just have even more fun with copper. It was not the easiest project to take on, especially with my limited work area, and I di..