Lessons

METAL REPOUSSE

Victorian Townhouse

ASSIGNMENT:

Use metal repoussé technique to emboss a Victorian townhouse.

GRADE:

NOTES:

What is repoussé?

Repoussé is an ancient form of metalwork. It consists of taking a piece of sheet metal, tracing a picture into the metal with tools. The whole technique is called embossing.

Repoussé is a method of creating a design by pressing the reverse side of a metal surface. Literal meaning of repoussé – French “to push back”

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