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A thousand circles...

Maybe not a thousand but at least 100.  
I had to of cut over 100 copper circles on Sunday and textured some cooper using a rolling mill.  I think I've gotten quite good at cutting out circles now but at the end my arm got tired.  Instead of 3 whacks it took me 6 whacks at the end to cut out a circle.  It was time to stop.  
Anyway I've been trying to design some earrings that look like the Maori Koru Leaf.  I found out that the Koru fern leaf is found in New Zealand and stands for new beginnings, growth, and harmony.  

Here are some of my drawings. I like the left middle drawing.  How about you? 

I must admit that I don't draw circles very well.  Since this is all new to me I decided to start off with copper and this is what I got.
From left to right is my progression.  I would like to get a more smooth rounded shape.  I guess I'll just have to practice more.  If anyone has any tips I would be grateful for them.  
Well that's pretty much it for this past weekend.  I'm begging my Muse to come back to me.  She's been AWOL for some time now.  So, if you see her please tell her to return to me.  Merci Beaucoup!

Have a great week! 


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