and now more from my forming class...

Now we are working on anticlastic forms as well as spiculums. Anitclastic forms are compound curves, so these new bracelets curve two different ways opposite of each other- but in the same form. I know, boggles the mind right? The smaller of the two bracelets is closed, the curve is hammered shut so it is actually a hollow bangle. The long pieces of metal are spiculums. This is a process where you hammer the metal till it rolls into itself forming a long "hollow spout" shaped form. These are fun because they can be shaped into wiggles or daggers and all sorts of fun protuberances (I've been trying to use that word for a while now- yes!)

I love this class, but it's challenging. Who knew what you could do with sheet metal and a hammer???

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