Baran Mickle

Bill Baran Mickle Metalsmith 98110

How it Works

DADA Becoming

DADA Becoming As you examine “Dada”, for instance, you can see the five main sections that would be assembled to be one sculpture. They are basically made in reverse order to their assembly. The head was made first, and put into place last, and covered with the “Dada” plate. The head is composed of seven …

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Bill as Silversmith

Bill as Silversmith Sample of the Silversmith process. (Incredibly compressed) Raising: Flat sheets of metal are formed by blows of the hammer in rows (circles) over steel or wooden stakes, compressing (or stretching) the metal toward a specific form. After one complete “course” (rows all the way to top), the metal form is softened (annealed) …

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