Bust transformed with metal tape techniques

Metal Tape Art Ideas for complete beginners

Metal Tape Art – How to transform everyday household items in a few easy steps Metal tape art ideas for complete beginners! Working with metal tape is one of my absolute favourite past times! It is very affordable, readily available from most hardware stores and offers endless creative possibilities. It is a great activity for …

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Collaboration with renowned New Zealand Artist, Helen Casey

Turning Original Designs into Embossed Metal Artworks I had the great priviledge and honor to collaborate with renowned New Zealand artist, Helen Casey. Helen graciously granted me permission to turn her beautiful Tui illustration onto an embossed metal artwork Helen is currently based in Makara Beach in Wellington, New Zealand. She was born on the …

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Pewter metal embossing

Pewter is a beautiful soft, luxurious alloy. Metal alloys contain two or more ingredients, which, when combined with one another, form a new metal. Pewter is relatively soft and easily malleable, making it a firm favourite in embossing circles.

Basic metal embossing tools and supplies

Basic Metal Embossing Tools & Supplies needed when working with Aluminium Sheet

What you need to get started Basic tools and supplies needed for metal embossing on Aluminium sheet: Aluminium sheet for metal embossing I have found the most affordable way to get started with metal embossing, is to start with aluminium (aluminum) sheet. This is my recommendation for all my students. The basic embossing techniques remain …

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A sample block of the different techniques used in metal embossing.

What exactly is Metal Embossing and Pewter Art?

Metal Embossing Defined Metal embossing or Pewter Repousse (French) is an ancient art form used to impart a design upon malleable metal sheets. Suitable metals include pewter, aluminum or copper. This craft is also referred to as repujado en lamina (Spanish) or Pewter work (British). Embossing is the art of producing raised, 3-dimensional design patterns on …

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