Fine Art of Lighting
Copper techniques utilized
at Raven Arts were learned from the Masters in charge of the
Statue of Liberty Restoration. We then incorporated our own techniques
with new ideas discovered from the experience of experimentation.
and executed by Metalsmith, Glass and Lighting Artists with more
than 30 years individual experience. Each work of art is crafted
by skilled hands in the USA.
We work primarily in copper
as we enjoy the diversity of this beautiful metal. It is the
only medium that will continue to paint itself throughout its
lifetime; ever evolving, changing and growing in depth.
Intricate and thinner elements
are cut by hand and brazing techniques are used to secure them
together. We use a plasma cutter for thicker pieces with precise
TIG welded seams. We incorporate sand blasting accents and can
even powder coat to create a hard protective surface on the copper
preventing the naturally continuing copper coloration from occurring.
Our custom patination process
involves the introduction of various heat concentrations. Numerous
applications of various amalgams are hand painted with a variety
of applicators to create the vast color differences within the
patina. We also custom paint by hand many of the intricate details
on our floral sculpture elements. No two are ever alike for these
Wooden bases, drift woods,
fine exotic woods and more are utilized as needed. Each piece
individually selected of uniqueness of character. High quality
stained glass as well as hand painted glass and acrylic create
the colorful and radiant transparencies. Photo eye installation,
for automatic dusk to dawn operation, is available upon request
for all illuminated pieces. Achieving the right balance of light
is a true art form.
We are experts at designing
just the right piece to most beautifully bring light to any area
of the home, office or garden. Designed to compliment the area
where it will be placed to create that perfect display of illuminated
We ship worldwide, our
client list includes government officials, politicians,
Heads of State, celebrities and professionals of all kinds.