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By Clare Stiles

Exceptional, daring, and completely cool anodized aluminum makes it effortless to create enjoyable and crowd pleasing picture jewelry.
This entry-level ebook introduces the straightforward but lovely paintings of coloring pre-anodized sheets of aluminum utilizing such suggestions as dip and overdyeing, hand portray, dripping, spraying, silk screening, and extra. Twelve step by step initiatives advisor readers during the technique of turning the coloured aluminum into jewellery. an intensive gallery all through will motivate them.

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Such as digitally controlled laser cutting, milling and water cutting, rapid prototyping, and laser welding, are constantly evolving and are always interesting to learn about and consider. I recently had the opportunity to tryout the digital engraver at the University of the Creative Arts in Farnham (UK). Head of metals Rebecca Skeels demonstrated how the engraver works and we did a test on a sealed anodized sheet (photo 3). The hard anodic film called for a carbide cutting tool (the harder of the cutters) with a brass clamp to make a deep enough cut to get through to the color.

Silkscreening is the most complex but also the most rewarding printing method for anodized aluminum. Intricate detail can be achieved again and again from the same screen. The process involves drawing inks over a screen to print the relief on the surface below. Producing the highest-quality silkscreen requires specialized equipment and materials. Simple silkscreening kits, however, can be bought from art supply stores without investing vast amounts of money. If you wish to learn how to make very precise or detailed designs, I suggest contacting the textile or fine-arts department at your local college.

I recently had the opportunity to tryout the digital engraver at the University of the Creative Arts in Farnham (UK). Head of metals Rebecca Skeels demonstrated how the engraver works and we did a test on a sealed anodized sheet (photo 3). The hard anodic film called for a carbide cutting tool (the harder of the cutters) with a brass clamp to make a deep enough cut to get through to the color. 2 mm, which left tiny chipping around the edges. 01 mm, which did not chip, and once repeated, gave a very clear smooth finish (photo 4).

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