The Most Complete Knowledge of Bronze/Brass Sculpture You Have Ever Looked !
Part 1.Bronze content specification
Our current cast bronze sculpture, the copper content is divided as follows:
Brass: about 60% copper + about 30% zinc + 10% iron and lead and other trace elements
Bronze: about 85% copper + about 10% zinc + 5% tin + 5% lead and zinc and other trace elements
A. The copper itself is not mobile, and it can not be poured in the sand shell and the wax shell. The addition of zinc and tin to the copper component can enhance the fluidity of the copper water and facilitate the casting.
B. In the copper composition, it is necessary to add a corresponding proportion of zinc. Zinc can enhance the hardness of copper. Otherwise, the copper will be as soft as a copper wire, and the wire cannot be formed.
C. There is also a kind of tin called bronze in the market, adding no more than 8% tin in the copper ratio. In making bells and bronze bells, the sound after tapping is very crisp. However, in excess of 8%, copper will be too brittle and will break easily after tapping.
Part 2.The cleaning method of bronze sculpture
As the saying goes, color is the life of bronze sculptures. Then, after a long time, the bronze sculptures lose their former colors under the influence of oxidation or acid rain. Urban sculpture is the shaping of urban culture, the urban human landscape, and the highlight of garden design, while the bronze sculpture sculpture is the essence of this highlight, then the post-maintenance work of bronze sculpture has become the focus.
So how do you keep the bronze sculptures in their original colors? Most people use high-pressure water to wash the above problems. This kind of palliative treatment is a kind of harm to the bronze sculpture itself.
Then if the dirt on the bronze statue is too heavy, first blow it with a cold air blower. Then use a straw brush to clean, and finally use a soft brush to finish. Never use metal polish, water, or any other solvent. That will make the bronzes fade. Finally, a layer of colorless wax on the copper sculpture can make the copper body anti-oxidation, anti-corrosion, acid rain and air pollution, and directly make the original color of the bronze sculpture still. This bronze sculpture restored its former style.
Cast copper or bronze, a movable bronze Buddha statue, commonly known as “Bronze Buddha Statue“. This kind of Buddha statue is for the court, temple, and use; its appearance began in the Han Dynasty, prevailed in the Sui and Tang Dynasties, and continued to the Ming and Qing Dynasties.
In the Republic of China and even in the modern Hong Kong and Taiwan regions, bronze statues are still in use. There are several types of bronze Buddha statues, such as Sakyamuni, Guanyin, Manjusri, Puxian, Heavenly King, and Motherhood. At present, the bronze statues on the antique stalls in Lanzhou and Xi’an make the collectors difficult to distinguish.There are many kinds of bronze carvings. Among them, there are many shapes of animal bronze sculptures.
The animal sculptures of Yimei Modern Handicraft Factory are vivid and vivid, and they use the exquisite carving technology to make the animals vivid. The most famous one is the gongs, which are called the sacred beasts. The shape is a bit different. It is divided into a corner and two corners. The whole looks like a lion. The body is covered with gray hair. And will fly. As soon as it appeared, it would indicate good luck.
Part 3.Difference Surface Dealing Ways of Bronze sculpture Waxing,Varnish, bright oil
The outermost part of copper is closely related to how to color it. It is waxed or varnished according to how it is colored, and varnish is protected.
1. Chemical coloring:If the copper color is chemically colored, generally the outermost part is waxed. The most effective way to protect the primary color and the copper material is waxing.
The exception to one color is green. If the customer particularly likes green, but the chemical green is waxed, the green is easily discolored and turned black.Therefore, this green part, the surface is generally sprayed with oil to maintain the chemical green that customers like.
2. Acrylic coloring:Some colors, chemical coloring can not be found, the factory uses acrylic color, propylene is actually a kind of pigment, or can be considered as only one kind of paint.
If you wax, you need to heat it, it will directly destroy the color of propylene, so this can not be waxed.In this case, spray varnish can be chosen to protect the color.
3. Explain varnish:Varnish protection is easier to spray, does not require a lot of time and effort, can improve the brightness of the color, for some orders that are eager to handle the delivery, it is an action that can be completed in an instant.
Special attention items:
If the wax is on a three-day day, the wax will melt easily outside. The original wax used in the sandstone and the wax on the surface will be melted and melted. The original chemical coloring has no protective ingredients. It is recommended that varnish be used to protect the copper color.
If the indoor small bronze sculpture does not expose to the sun, waxing is still the best way.
Although manual waxing is cumbersome, it is a good method for color protection after the color is finished.
Part 4.The embodiment and significance of bronze carving sculpture in people’s lives
In recent years, bronze sculptures have played an important role in people’s lives. It has become a performance art that guides people on how to understand bronze sculptures. Then, the meaning of bronze carving sculpture is not only here, but the aesthetics of bronze carving sculpture is also an art, which is also the value of bronze carving sculpture.
The characteristics of bronze carving sculpture are simple and rich. With the development of society and the continuous improvement of the economy, modern cities are like the eyes of cities, which can best reflect the style and charm of a city. Bronze handisculpture exist as a form of space art. Although bronze hand sculpture belong to a form in a broad sense, the city is also actively creating more artistic value for the environment and enhancing people’s environment. Subjective consciousness.
The sculptures of bronze sculptures and other sculptures of the city, like stone sculptures, experienced a bleak and tortuous process. The bronze carving sculpture have been developed to this day, and have experienced a long history and culture, which has been widely circulated by people.
For the current society, what is the development of bronze sculptures? Bronze hand sculpture are mainly used in various places, while urban gardens, parks and other large public places are the most widely used, and these are only in the proportion of city and building, volume, space, color, material, etc. We should go deeper.
The exploration of copper carving sculpture is integrated into the human and natural environment, especially the relationship between man and nature, heart, geography and culture. As a kind of continuous development of environmental art, bronze hand sculpture have now merged with the whole city. This is also an important manifestation of bronze carving sculpture in people’s lives.
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