Painting With Fire On Copper. Meet the couple behind firesmith copper, paul and jennah yost. 3,525 likes · 1 talking about this.
I use a torch on copper sheet in an eleven step hot and cold process to obtain vibrant colors. For my birthday i bought a blazer butane microtorch to use in soldering. No chemicals or dyes are used.
Photograph Courtesy Of Skip Mathews.
Fire can transform a piece of copper into a rainbow of color. Painting with fire on copper. He first learned about painting copper with fire in a smaller format from a copper colorist at silver dollar city in branson, missouri, and took brief lessons there so he could understand how to expand into larger pieces.
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He fine tunes the flame like a painter chooses a different width brush, allowing him to choose the level of detail. The copper is cut into a shape or object, then it’s heated in a progressive, layered manner. This is the copper bracelet we made in my tutorial:
He’s Learned A Lot Of Control Over The Years, He Said.
No chemicals or dyes are used. Painting on copper with fire. Essentially, flame painting is the controlled oxidation of copper, so there is no need for added chemicals, acids, or dyes to create our dynamic artwork.
Presented At The Long Beach Museum Of Art In Long Beach, California From January 12 To August 19, 2007, Painting With Fire:
Flame painter skip mathews at work. The duration of time under flame determines the color as the copper shifts through several. 1 x 16 5/8 x 3 in.;
We Paint With Fire To Pull Out The Vibrant Colors Hidden Within Copper.
Loving to work with fire, i have numerous torches. But there is a part of fire where there are blues and whites — the hottest part of the fire. Meet the couple behind firesmith copper, paul and jennah yost.