Category Archives: Etching

Learn how to etch on metal blanks

How To Use The New Metal Punches

This beaded metal blank only took minutes to craft using my new metal punch pliers from John Bead. Earlier this week I introduced you to the four new punches. Each plier comes with an extra set of tips.  In my … Continue reading

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One Last Etching Sample

Before I put my etching supplies away I wanted to show you one last etched Metal Complex blank. This sample began with a rubber stamp. I used permanent black ink so that this section of the rubber stamp could be … Continue reading

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Etching on Metal – Distressing

This new pendant features two Metal Complex blanks that have been etched overnight. These pieces look very old and distressed. On Monday I showed you how I stamped an image with black solvent ink onto metal.  The word “Vintage” was … Continue reading

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Etchant Results !

Yesterday I introduced you to the technique “etching on metal blanks.” My copper Metal Complex blanks (with artwork face down in etchant) were left in this bowl for two hours. I carefully pulled my blanks out of the etchant and … Continue reading

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Etching on Metal Complex Blanks

This week I will be showing you a very old technique known as etching.  I absolutely love the results that can be achieved on metal this way but I will say working with Etchant, the chemical you need to make … Continue reading

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