- Category: Outdoors
I used Gaspar Gasparian for the second time to create my Piano Player in copper repousse'.
See: Olympic Rhythms to get a fuller explanation of his techniques.
The piano was cold rolled between two iron rollers wrapped with butcher paper. The paper prevented the iron from embedding particles into the stainless steel, which would create rusting of the stainless.
When my husband Jack retired at the age of 55 I bought him a Bechstein Baby Grand Piano as a gift for his expected leisure time. His music skills were adequate at the time, but with the arrival of his piano he took up piano lessons with a great passion. Jack practiced for 3-4 hours a day. He became a devotee of Beethoven, Bach and Mozart. He played beautifully and I decided to create a monument to honor his passion. The sounds of music elevated the house from its very foundations. It was the best gift I ever gave him (besides our two sons, of course.)