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Chemically Coloring my Copper


I am interested in knowing about using chemicals to create colors on bare copper. I have seen artwork where the copper appears to be transparently colored as though it was somehow effected by chemicals.

Can anyone tell me where to gain information on this process?

Mark Laird
- Puyallup,WA, USA


My students use a weak solution of Lime-Sulphur (a commercial garden spray available from gardening shops)

Dave Hunt
Pinehurst School - Auckland, NZ

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