And We Are ETCHING!
Look what I made! Etched brass, ready for enameling! Except … I just realized I probably won’t have success with my enamels [I bought Thompson copper enamels vs. low fire (aluminum/brass) enamels] … DOH!
The good news – this etching process works just as well with copper. Which will be tomorrow’s experiment. And, maybe I can try the colored-pencil-on-metal-technique with these, while I continue to patiently wait for my latest enameling supplies to arrive.
Anyway – here are a few process photos and the other etched brass charms I made.
On the glass front: I will be in mesh-melt mode as I have WAY TOO MUCH scrap glass going on. Here’s a photo of one of our blanks from years ago and my current scrap ‘collection’ …