Copper foil 5x7
One of my very favorite techniques
is repousse; embossing.
The amount of pressure applied with a tool
(here I used a metal ball tool- it's double ended)
to the copper--front or back
leaves either very subtle marks
or deep dimensional textures.
Sometimes I glue small shapes on the piece.
I use liver of sulfur to patinate the copper.
Then I buff it with steel wool.
Copper is a bit hard to photograph
but then again,
you know I have issues with cameras ;)
Spending time writing in my journal
is helping me sort out the
It's a good friend
it doesn't judge me
and it brings moments of clarity.