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Category Archives: Etching
Learn how to etch on metal blanks
This beaded metal blank only took minutes to craft using my new metal punch pliers from John Bead. Earlier this week I introduced you to the four new punches. Each plier comes with an extra set of tips. In my … Continue reading →
Before I put my etching supplies away I wanted to show you one last etched Metal Complex blank. This sample began with a rubber stamp. I used permanent black ink so that this section of the rubber stamp could be … Continue reading →
This new pendant features two Metal Complex blanks that have been etched overnight. These pieces look very old and distressed. On Monday I showed you how I stamped an image with black solvent ink onto metal. The word “Vintage” was … Continue reading →
Yesterday I introduced you to the technique “etching on metal blanks.” My copper Metal Complex blanks (with artwork face down in etchant) were left in this bowl for two hours. I carefully pulled my blanks out of the etchant and … Continue reading →
This week I will be showing you a very old technique known as etching. I absolutely love the results that can be achieved on metal this way but I will say working with Etchant, the chemical you need to make … Continue reading →