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 copy of a sketch by Da Vinci was a study in tones and texture. It's a copper panel, 8cm wide. I silvered and gilded the surface then engraved and scratched through the various layers. I wanted to capture something of the feeling of a sanguine drawing on old vellum.