Art switch plates - original enameled handmade

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These are handmade, free form art switch plates, so that all are unique art.




The story behind the double toggle art switch plates.



Soft Pink and Red Images art switch plate: This light switch plate cover has a pale yellow foil base coat. After firing the base coat, a purple enamel is sifted over the entire switch plate, then pushed around to create the outline for the images. The next two to three firings involve adding the reds, oranges, and purple; for each firing, most colors are a combination of two to three colors.

Purple, red, oranges and Green images art switch plate: This light switch plate cover has a pale yellow foil base coat. After firing the base coat, a black enamel is sifted over the entire switch plate, then pushed around to create the outline for the images. The next two to three firings involve adding the reds, oranges, purple, pink and green; for each firing, most colors are a combination of two to three colors.

Pink and Red Images art switch plate: This light switch plate cover has a pale yellow foil base coat. After firing the base coat, a black enamel is sifted over the entire switch plate, then pushed around to create the outline for the images. The next two to three firings involve adding the reds, pink, oranges and purple; for each firing, most colors are a combination of two to three colors.

Autumn color images art switch plate: This light switch plate cover has a pale yellow foil base coat. After firing the base coat, a dark purple enamel is sifted over the entire switch plate, then pushed around to create the outline for the images. The next two to three firings involve adding the deep orange, pale manganese and red; for each firing, most colors are a combination of two to three colors.

Black images on Foil art switch plate: This light switch plate cover has a pale yellow foil base coat. After firing the base coat, a black enamel is sifted over the entire switch plate, then pushed around to create the the images. This light switch plate cover shows the second step for many of the art plates, but in this case, of course, no colors are added.

White Images on Blue Velvet art switch plate: This light switch plate cover has a rich sparkly blue base coat that looks like blue velvet. Next a white enamel is sifted over the entire switch plate and pushed around to create the images.

White images on black art art switch plate: This light switch plate cover has a thin black base coat. Next a white enamel is sifted over the entire switch plate and pushed around to create the images.

Colored Images on Cobalt art switch plate: This light switch plate cover has a blue base coat. Next an opaque white enamel is sifted over the entire switch plate and pushed around to create the images. Next the pink, yellow, purple and green colors are added over the white images with two more firings.