REPOUSSE (Fr. "driven back"), the art of raising designs upon metal by hammering from the back-

BAS RELIEF A method of sculpting which entails carving or etching away the surface of a flat piece of stone or metal. This resulting image is raised above the background flat surface-

The Statue of Liberty is one of the finest examples available of copper sculpture that was created using the ancient technique of repousse'. It's inspiring to say the least in its beauty of form, and majestic in its function. Here are a few images of some small pieces that I've completed to give you an idea of what is possible, and what modern work can look like using this medium. This is an ancient technique that is enjoying a slight resurgence in popularity. I would like to continue to play a part in the renaissance of this wonderful art form

Gates, railings, window grilles etc. can also be sculptural in form, or incorporate sculptural details or relief panels in the overall design. Once again, imagination is the only limiting factor in what is possible.

*Sculpture Repair, Restoration and Collaboration*

Our work is not just original only...Sculpture repair is available and is a specialty. Over the years I've had the opportunity to work on many repairs and restorations in many different styles and mediums, including the delicate repair of lead and hard lead sculpture. We've reproduced sterling silver castings and I've worked with world renowned sculptors to provide support and accompaniment in their projects. Please call or a-mail concerning the specifics of your project before you consider your priceless work of art lost forever.

Solid Copper "Bare Tree" Sculpture 14" x 6"

Original Bronze "Self Portrait

Flanking Copper Lilly Relief Panels

Detail- Copper Lilies in Bas Relief

A Very Difficult Lead Patch and Fill-Complete

Finished Lead Repair of Kenneth Lynch & Sons Garden Fountain

Heraldry in Hand Hammered Relief

George Rhoads Kinetic Sculpture Repair

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