Material & Methods Books
Contemporary Patination<br>2nd Edition<br>for bronze brass and copper
Contemporary Patination
2nd Edition
for bronze brass and copper
Contemporary Patination, 2nd edition, is a thorough recipe book of hot and cold patinas for bronze, brass and copper.

Instruction and supply lists are provided for buried, fumed, paste, wrapped, multi-layered, hot and cold patinas. Nearly every patina discussed will have an accompanying photograph for visual reference. There are also instructions to preserve, protect and maintain your artwork and trouble-shooting charts for applying patinas and clear top coats. This is a valuable book for sculptors, architects, metal artists, jewelers, conservators, hobbyists and more. 226 Pages, Hardcover, 2nd Edition, 2015, ISBN 978-0-9603744-7-2
Patina: 300+ Coloration Effects for Jewelers and Metalsmiths
Patina: 300+ Coloration Effects for Jewelers and Metalsmiths
An explosion of patination methods from beginner to advanced skill levels!

Patina offers a collection of over 300 metal patination recipes, application instructions, and full-sized samples for anyone working in metals, including jewelers, sculptors, and metal artisans.

This all-skill-level book covers steel, stainless steel, copper, brass, bronze, silver, and aluminum. Neatly organized by metal type then by color for ease of reference. Patina discusses variables that affect the overall metal coloration such as surface preparation, chemical formula, application method, and more. Cross-references take you to the variety of patination techniques offered, including immersion, brush application, spraying, fuming, layering, using resists, hot and cold applications, and more. All recipes feature step-by-step illustrated instructions. Patina also discusses safety issues and handling and disposing of hazardous or corrosive materials as well as proper ventilation. This book is an inspirational resource, a how-to guide, and a book that you have long been waiting for. Written by Matthew Runfola, 256 pages.
Patinas for Silicone Bronze
Patinas for Silicone Bronze
Patinas for Silicone Bronze is a wonderful resource to learn contemporary hot patina techniques. For the artist, it is an excellent reference for patina color. For the professional, it contains valuable chemical combinations and application techniques. Written by Patrick Kipper, 225 pages.
The Care of Bronze Sculpture 4th Edition
The Care of Bronze Sculpture 4th Edition
Step by step instructions have been given in order to guide the collector through the various steps of maintaining bronze surfaces and their patinas for indoor as well as outdoor environments, in order that these surfaces and their existing patinas may be protected and enjoyed for many years. Written by Patrick Kipper, 96 pages.
The Colouring, Bronzing and Patination of Metals
The Colouring, Bronzing and Patination of Metals
Richard Hughes and Michael Rowe have assembled and tested the recipes included in the book, which is the most comprehensive work on the subject currently available, an essential reference and sourcebook for all those involved in sculpture, architecture, design and the decorative arts. Written by Richard Hughes and Michael Rowe, 270 illustrations, 372 pages.