Copper techniques utilized
at Raven Arts were learned from the Masters in charge of the
Statue of Liberty Restoration. We then incorporated our own techniques
with new ideas discovered from the experience of experimentation.
and executed by Metalsmith Artists with more than 30 years individual
experience. Each work of art is crafted by skilled hands in the
We work primarily in copper
as we enjoy the diversity of this beautiful metal. It is the
only medium that will continue to paint itself throughout its
lifetime; ever evolving, changing and growing in depth. We can
also work with other metals on a more limited scale.
Intricate and thinner elements
are cut by hand and brazing techniques are used to secure them
together. We use a plasma cutter for thicker pieces with precise
TIG welded seams. We incorporate sand blasting accents and can
even powder coat to create a hard protective surface on the copper
preventing the naturally continuing copper coloration from occurring.
Our custom patination process
involves the introduction of various heat concentrations. Numerous
applications of various amalgams are hand painted with a variety
of applicators to create the vast color differences within the
patina. We also custom paint by hand many of the intricate details
on our floral sculpture elements. No two are ever alike for these
Wooden bases, drift woods,
fine exotic woods and more are utilized as needed. Each piece
individually selected of uniqueness of character.
We are experts at designing
just the right piece to most beautifully bring attention to any
area of the home, office or garden. Designed to compliment the
area where it will be placed to create that perfect display of
We ship worldwide, our
client list includes government officials, politicians,
Heads of State, celebrities and professionals of all kinds.