Introduction * Patination in Context * Safety, Tools, and Workspace * How to Choose an Appropriate Coloration Method * Variables Affecting Results * Comparing Coloration and Protection * Processes * Patina Application Techniques * PATINATION DIRECTORY * Glossary * Resources/Appendix
A collection of over 300 metal patination recipes and instructions for everybody working in metals: jewelers, sculptors or artists
Matthew Runfola is the proprietor of Runfola Studios, a high-end contemporary furniture and sculpture design/build business based in Chicago, USA, focusing on unique surface patinas and colorations. He currently teaches and heads the Metal Sculpture Department at the Evanston Art Center, and his works can be found in numerous private collections worldwide.
'An inspirational resource' - The Jeweller
'An encyclopaedia of beautiful colours and patterns all achievable on steel, copper, silver, bronze and more ... the colourant formulas and patination directory make it excellent for reference - there is a wealth of information and exciting prospects packed in for designers to glean from' - Making Jewelry