The Art of Repoussé Presentation: http:// www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&King Agamemnon’s Funeral Mask, Mycenaean (Pre-Greek 1100BC)
Repoussé• Is the French word meaning “to push”• Is the technique of decorating the surface of metal by using tools to raise or indent it• This is a Repoussé metal frame for a Indian Brass Mandala mirror that is popular today!
Repoussé Gary Dadyan, Russian Artist,is pushing the Repoussé Tools / Nails into the metal using a small hammer.
RepousséThe art of Repoussé is a very old form of art.Mycenaean Repoussé, 1st Agamemnon’s Funeral Mask, 2nd gold cup Both are over 3000 years old!
Repoussé Man working on a Repoussé. Indian Copper Plaque about Buddha.
RepousséRepoussé is a popularway of making jewelry.
RepousséThese are both Indian Repoussé, 1. Brass Mandala Plaque, 2. Bhairava sculpture
RepousséThese are both Nepalese Repoussé Masks. (Nepal is a country that is in between China & India in the Himalaya Mountains.)
RepousséThese areboth Silver, asilver spoonand a silver(Tiffany’s)water pitcher
Repoussé• Is the French word meaning“to push”• Is the technique of decorating thesurface of metal by using tools toraise or indent it• Today you will make a Repousséusing soft sheet metal and a woodtool.• First, decide which side you wouldlike to be the front.• Then, draw your initials using nicefancy letters.• Turn the piece of metal over anduse the tool to make designs allover the surface of the metal.
Resources• http://www.asia.si.edu/exhibitions/online/buddhism/india5.htm• http://webed.vw.cc.va.us/vwbaile/pages_art101/101distance/summer/Lectures/101• http://www.sptimes.com/peru/the_path.html• http://www.travelingtiger.com/travelingtiger/Chiang_Mai/Chiang_Mai_index.htm *** good website• http://www.valentinyotkov.com/site/theartist.htm **• http://www.mikalina.com/mask/masks__nepal_index.htm ***• http://www.artist-blacksmith.org/magazine/traditional_metalsmith.htm• http://www.parev.net/profile-garri-dadyan.htm• http://www.columbia.edu/~ns189/armour/armoury_page.htm• http://www.pipsqueak.com/galmer/Repousse_Bracelets.html• http://www.tibet.org/norling/arts/metal.html• http://www.lcms.srvusd.k12.ca.us/newKramer/RepousseMasks/repousse_masks.h * lesson plan ideas• http://www.tcsdk12.org/tcms/bgood%20folder/bgood/student%20art.html * lesson plan ideas