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Creating a free hand repoussé copper sculpture for a private party from a clay model.
Creating a pattern from the back of the hand.
The flat copper blank for the back of the hand.
The copper blank is beaten with a variety of hammers against many different surfaces and shapes to recreate the clay model’s shape.
The back piece is nearly at the correct shape.
Working on the palm.
Raising and shaping the fingers.
With the first part of the fingers done, it’s almost time to start soldering the parts together.
Assembling the sculpted parts of the hand.
The finished hand sculpture
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