Charles Wisseman, Mixed Media Artist


Winter 2013

alchemy box open

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alchemy box open
Working still on left with old brass alcohol lamp as heat source. Still fabricated from copper plumbing components. Commercial casting of traditional sun-face image behind tubing. Upper right is commercial ceramic tile with astrological symbols and drawings. Lower right is hinged metal panel (Steel forged based with melted and burned bronze, solder with grinder marks, patinas) . Alchemist face of ceramic raku eye forms, devil pod mustache, ceramic labyrinth mouth. Side panel with symbols forge-welded iron wire on steel plate.
Posted on January 11, 2013