The Joy of Metal Clay: November Copper Poppy Brooch

Here is part two of the poppy I started last week. When we left of,f it had come out of the kiln and needed pickling and polishing. After pickling and polishing the poppy I decided it needed some colour. I enjoy using Pebeo paints for glass to add a bit of colour. I am always surprised at how well it turns out. Usually, anyway….. I had to paint this poppy several times. The first attempt was a big failure, the colour changed significantly when I was heat setting the paint. I used my toaster oven, which isn’t always the most …