Stratis Tempore is a beautiful rendition of time passing as we all go through this years ups and downs.
Always read this section first. You can pick and choose your own colors and products. You dont need to purchase all the materials I have listed below, they are more of a guide! Use what you already have on hand, as it makes your creation more true to creative yourself. This is YOUR artistic journey.
Golden Fluid Acrylics
Raw Brass wire – I prefer to work with raw wire as it patinas nicely over time, is typically soft and is fairly easy to work with. If you use Jewelry wire, it may be coated and need to be sanded before you use it. It also comes with different levels of hardness which I explain below. The brass has 2 colors, yellow brass and red brass. I am not sure which color I used since I did not purchase the wire. But I think it’s the red brass. You can always use copper wire in its place.
Here is what you will need:
NOTE: You can probably find these materials at Harbor Freight. This is my go-to store for in expensive yet not too bad quality of tools. I bought $4.00 flush cutters from here and have not had too many issues. The tips can break and chip, but they produce nice clean cuts and are sharp and strong enough to cut most of the wire I use for my jewelry projects and art projects. Do not use these for hard wire!
There are different metal Hardness when it comes to jewelry making. Although this is not a jewelry class, you can read this article on Rio Grande which helps you to understand the wires a little more.