Day 45 – Wave

So I have finished the Flora coin. The background can be more level and balanced. Even with the stippling, it is obvious that the background isn’t flat. For bigger background removal job like this, I will try to remove with a bur next time. Wave Coin Next, I worked on and finished another coin today. […]

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Day 44 – Start of Another Coin

Started working on another coin today. The design was inspired by this illustration of some plant I found online. Don’t really know what plant was it though. Anyway, same thing, I drew it out and transferred the design onto the coin. Cutting the outline was not too much of a problem. The problem is that […]

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Day 41 – Computer Aided Designing

02:15 PM Been working on the computer for a good part of the afternoon. I was designing sharpening templates to be sent out for cutting by an online company specialising in acrylic. The geometry is based on the ones suggested by the video tutorial I bought last night. I have already emailed the company the […]

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Day 40 – Pointillism

Did a bit of “Bulino Engraving” today. Using a picture taken by Constant Companion RRĀ of her two cats, I think I did a rather decent job. While the engraving doesn’t show up dark if you look at it directly from the front, I supposed I can apply some black ink to really show the dots. […]

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Day 39 – A Box of Springs.

Chicken Coin Completed Done with the chicken coin. My shading skill needs a lot more work. Did the stippled background for this because stippling is a new thing for me, and it makes the rooster pops. A Box of Springs! My box of springs came in this afternoon. Nice. Since it is a box of […]

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Day 38 – Chicken Coin.

The sharpening holder for 2mm round graver works after I have shorten the back of the tube. Only bad thing about using the holder with round gravers is that it can be hard to align the sides consistently. Not impossible though, I will just have to work with it. Chicken Coin Started my work on […]

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Day 37 – Worked a Little On Everything

Did quite a variety of tasks today. First, I fired up my CAD program and worked on some DIY templates for graver grinding/ sharpening. Once done, I went online and looked for people who can cut acrylic to the specifics for me. Went to the online shop which I had dealt with before. After inputting […]

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