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Faultlines Metal Sculpture Dishes (Commissioned Series)

Commissioned Work

A series of forged dishes of 12 gauge steel. The large dish (12’’ x 12’’) was commissioned for a donation to a silent auction, and has a copper AIDS ribbon in the corner. The bowls were hot-forged into a hollowed stump or dapping block, and hand cut with a plasma cutter. Bases are welded to the bottoms.

Patinas on the smaller bowls (4’’ X 4’’) were created with sand-blasting, a vinegar bath and heat-treated to achieve the leathery finish. The large bowl has a copper patina applied as well. A final finish of automobile Clear-Coat provides a protective “wet” look.

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    About Larry Gotkin
    Artist & Registered AZ Architect
    Tucson, Arizona
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