Tuesday, February 25, 2014

SOLDER IRON ART

What could you do with a roll of receipt paper and a soldering iron? Make art!

The finished piece!

Receipt paper is usually 'thermal paper', which means one side of it is coated with a chemical (including the dye) that reacts to heat, providing a way to print text and images without ink.

Taking a heat gun with the right setting...

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Finding the right heat setting to make the strokes I wanted took a few tries...

And then taking a soldering iron on the right setting...

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Higher temperatures create thicker lines, lower temperatures create thin lines...

And voila! A drawing made without a pencil, pen, brush, etc, but with applied heat!

I also made a quick rose for Charles, hehe, in return for the 3D printed rose (using the Form 1) he gave me. ( ´ ▽ ` )οΎ‰ Happy belated Valentines Day!




And then here's some random things I carved into leftover pieces of foam from work:



This was just a quick interlude post- I'll be back to more RWBY updates in a few days!


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