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Sunday, September 26, 2010

The journey is complete

I started to create this new piece almost 5 days ago. I knew this new journey will give me a lot of satisfaction since I draw my design.


My first drawing is just an idea of what I want to create. When I am in the process of making the piece and I start to see how it is developing, some changes are made to better fit my idea and what I want to transmit when I create my work.



 My first idea in making my pure silver heart was to make it 
flat and attach it with two rivets.
At the end I decided to make a dimensional silver heart with a flower, I made the flames of the heart with brass and on the back of the heart I hand formed a rose that will have a big place on my back design of the piece.




 I am very happy with how the piece looks. 
It really transmits my passion for what I do.



I always make something on the back of my pieces, I think the back is as important as the front. When I hand sculpted the rose on the back inside of my heart, I knew I will saw out a little window on my copper for the rose to show up.
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14 comments:

  1. wow! its spectacular! loved seeing the progression from drawing to completion :)

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  2. WOW!!!! I love it, Lorena! You must be pleased with this one!!!

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  3. Thank You !! ;D
    Yes, I am very happy with this piece.

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  4. It's interesting seeing the progression of this wonderful work. It has so much detail. I thought it was lots bigger until I saw the shot on your hand. I love the way you finish the back. It's like "secret beauty or treasure."

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  5. I just love all the stamping and how the rays that came out from the bottom curl back up and over the piece.

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  6. Esta pieza es una obra de arte para la historia!!

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  7. Thank You !!!

    Muchas Gracias !

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  8. Wonderful work! Beautifully presented. I will definitely be back. Best to you!:)

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  9. Wahhh! This is so freaking awesome! Thanks for sharing your process with us. I'm in awe of your talent.

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  10. Thank You for visiting my blog, Amy !!

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