Colour

by Oliver Smith

Australian metalsmithing is synonymous with innovation and in part this is characterised by an expanded material vocabulary and a particular fascination with colour. This certainly applies to my own work through the use of anodised aluminium and more recently titanium.

OS Dapple Wings - Servers (grey)

Dapple Wings
titanium
Length 29cm
Photographer Ben Manson

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Harlequin Wings
titanium
Length 29cm
Photographer Ben Manson

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Neon Wings
titanium
Length 26cm
Photographer Ben Manson

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Pneumatic Vessels #1-4
anodised aluminium, stainless steel, monel, rubber
Height 12-27cm
Photographer Sean Booth

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Pump Dispenser #2
stainless steel, anodised aluminium, delrin, rubber
Height 20cm
Photographer Sean Booth

Blue Trophy

ArtsACT Trophy
anodised aluminium, stainless steel
Height 19cm
Photographer Sean Booth

Variac

Southern Electronic Services: Variac* Quote
*a variac is the power supply used to anodise titanium

Anodising Tests

Anodising Test Strips

OLY-AA-Spiral View 3 cut

ONE Universal Utensil
Length 19cm
Render Vert Design

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ONE Universal Utensil
titanium
Length 19cm

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Snekkja Centrepiece
titanium, monel, stainless steel
Length 55cm
Photographer Cinnamon Lee

8.OS Australian Coat of Arms

The Australian Coat of Arms
Height 2.4 metres
Render Vert Design

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