The much anticipated book by patina expert, Ron Young. Contemporary Patination, 2nd edition, is a thorough recipe book of hot and cold patinas for bronze, brass and copper. Instruction and supply lists are provided for buried, fumed, paste, wrapped, multi-layered, hot and cold patinas. Nearly every patina discussed will have an accompanying photograph for visual reference. There are also instructions to preserve, protect and maintain your artwork and trouble-shooting charts for applying patinas and clear top coats. This is a valuable book for sculptors, architects, metal artists, jewelers, conservators, hobbyists and more.
226 Pages Hardcover 2nd Edition, 2015