Friday, February 6, 2009

Flame Painting Copper

I ran across this phrase a while back and it intrigues me.

Flame painting.

On copper.

I love copper and love working with it, so this techinque might be something to look into for the future. Here is an example of a flame-painted pin.

Flame painting involves a using a torch to heat the copper. Different degrees of heat make different colors. I can just imagine making a pendant using this technique. Isn't it beautiful???? This heart was made by a husband and wife team. You can find them at


Amie said...

I surfed into you from BE--wanted to tell you about easier, faster, about double the hits than I was getting from BE. (so now I do both) Just sharing the love. Have a nice day.

Rocki said...

That is something I would love to learn how to do. Copper can achieve so many colors it amazes me.

Great post!