The assorted ramblings, photo essays and work of a British born , classically trained, Japanese Metalwork artist living in Torquay, England.
Saturday, 2 February 2008
This copper panel is 1mm thick and about 5cm ( 2 inches ) long. It's basically a chip carving exercise, which is not a bad way to develop good control over your chisel. If you consider how shallow the actual carving is you can get an idea of the demands of this sort of technique.