|©2016 Barry Smith - Silver-plate and ink spots|
I quite like making the Daily Leaf Word sets because they can look attractive as small table top sculptural works; or they can be used to give daily inspiration.
Warning - in this blog post I'm going to share some process photos - some folks have seen this process before and therefore may just want to move right along.
|©2016 Barry Smith - 10cm silver-plated circular blanks for bowls.|
|©2016 Barry Smith - Stacks of word leaf blanks all about 2cmx7cm - 35 in all|
|©2016 Barry Smith - Word blanks stamped with inspirational words|
|©2016 Barry Smith - First stage of creating leaves - the first fold|
|©2016 Barry Smith - Bowls annealed and hammered; and leaves folded, cut, hammers, annealed and partially opened|
|©2016 Barry Smith - Bowls on the work bench after first grind and polish|
The post is short tonight as we are about to have visitors for dinner. I need to check to see if there is anything I can help Fiona with other than organise glasses and drinks.