Many people create beautiful works of art with a pencil or paintbrush. I use my welding torch. At first glance you might not understand exactly what you are looking at. Is it painted? Is it photoshopped?


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Actually, the vibrant colors you see are an interaction between the atmosphere and the elements that form on the weld at a certain temperature. I control the heat of the arc to obtain the desired color. Sometimes a piece may take many hours to finish.

I love the versatility of welding, both from a structural and artistic standpoint. I’m a self-taught weldor and that is something in which I hold a lot of pride. Yet, every time I sit down to weld or sculpt, I learn something new.

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