Girl with a Bikini (Courtesy of Christopher Parks)Traditional Bronze Patina
Artist applying Contemporary Patina.
The last step of the casting process is to patina, or color the bronze.
Traditional Bronze Patina with Ferric Nitrate.This beautiful effect is achieved by using different chemicals and heat.
Many patina formulas are closely guarded “secrets” within the sculpture casting industry.After the patina is applied, the sculpture is sealed and protected for lasting beauty.