Tuesday, January 18, 2011

6th Grade Repoussé Masks

6th grade artists have created some excellent metal repoussé masks. 

They began by drawing a design for their mask on paper and then tranferred the design to the metal.

Next they tooled the metal on both sides to create texture and a 3D effect.

When they finished tooling, they cut out their mask with scissors.

The following step was to add color with sharpies or to add a patina with india ink. Some of our artists did both



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