Metal fish

During our small metal workshop I saw that the tutor had made some fish out of metal and it reminded me of a series of prints of fish my friend made which I thought would be perfect made in metal.

Prints of fish by Rhiannon Parnis. Click to visit her blog

Prints of fish by Rhiannon Parnis. Click to visit her blog

First I drew the fish onto either copper or brass

First I drew the fish onto either copper or brass

Roughly cut out fish

Roughly cut out fish

Cutting the brass was considerably more difficult

Cutting the brass was considerably more difficult

Using a blow torch created interesting colours and softens the metal

Using a blow torch created interesting colours and softens the metal

Hammering the hot metal created a rounded shape and textured body

Hammering the hot metal created a rounded shape and textured body

Scale patterns made with the hammer

Scale patterns made with the hammer

The finished fish, with eyes punctured out

The finished fish, with eyes punctured out

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One Comment on “Metal fish”

  1. Mr. Scade says:

    Hang them from strings and make ceiling ornaments! Yey.


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