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New Piece – Eternal Bamboo

Here’s a new bamboo piece. Will write something about it soon. This, another in the sumi bamboo series that is rapidly becoming a favorite.

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The start of the art

Often I get asked how I started doing this. This taking of copper sheets and making images appear on the copper surface using acids, and leaves, and string, and stone, and then all kinds of things. Is the answer exciting? … Continue reading

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Not prolific is not so bad

Leonardo da Vinci left fewer than 30 paintings. His notebooks tell the story. See the full list of his (surviving) paintings below. The Baptism of Christ 1472–1475 Oil on wood 177 × 151 cm Verrocchio and Leonardo Painted by Andrea … Continue reading

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“Windswept” Pampas Diptych

Collector coming down from LA today to pick up his commissioned diptych. Looking forward to meeting Branden. This piece was a pleasure to do, one of my favorite subjects, as it truly shows the energy of the wind. Plus, he … Continue reading

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Dragonfly in copper patina now posted

Was very inspired by the dragonfly – the new art is now up on the site! Click the pic for the full description. What other flora or fauna will be good in copper patina art this year? Did not know … Continue reading

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Art Reception at PAR Jewelry in Rancho Bernardo

SATURDAY, FEB. 5 – Kamyar, Sherry and Dede put on a great reception. In the vid, Al and Bonnie Rex talk with Rich about the copper art. Nick and Ludmila came by and had their picture taken with their artwork … Continue reading

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Why copper patina art?

Here’s some text from my book, soon to be available on copperhand.com. Thought this would make a decent first post in the blog: “Light dances across the surface as hues and textures blend and shift in a never-ending performance of … Continue reading

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