It’s that time of year when I make a medal for the Alumni of the Student Television of Imperial College. This year’s theme was “something analogue”
A last minute medal was needed for the “Bring something STOIC” so I used the milling machine to machine a billet.
Finding a suitable blue material for the “Something Blue” theme was a bit of a head-scratcher. But some blue glass beads gave me an idea.
The 2019 theme was “Something Foreign” so I took inspiration from the Pompidou centre in Paris which is famous for it’s external pipe work.
The theme for 2018 PSTOIC reunion was “Something futuristic”. So I made an Adventure game inspired medal for the winner of the best futuristic something.
The 2017 theme was “bring something Freaky” so I made a burnt wooden medal with blood-red detailing. The prize went to Doug with his “Granny Gross Ghosts”
I’ve started reading on a new metalworking technique, new for me that is, the technique is a few thousand years old. That technique is “Repoussé” which is forming shapes in sheet metal by pushing from the reverse. It is often