" .....any magical power or process of transmuting a common substance,
usually of little value, into a substance of great value...."
"..... A seemingly magical power or process of transmuting: "He wondered by what AlchEmy it was changed, so that what sickened him one hour, maddened him with hunger the next....."
(Marjorie K. Rawlings).
Hello and welcome to The Alchemy Collection Art site.
I often tell people that the work I produce through the mediums I employ are very much like a marriage that shouldn't work but somehow does. Using Gold, Copper and Silver leaf which is painstakingly applied to various substrates I then go on to
apply various Acids at various strengths over the surface of the leaf . . . the result . . . ?
Beautiful, fluid, ethereal tones are burnt into the surface of the leaf, transforming instantly into something extremely beautiful in its form and tone. The fragility of the leaf contrasted with the harshness of the acids never ceases to amaze and delight me as an artist.