|I cut the image from a photocopied, antique Holy Card, then wrapped it in copper foil.|
First, this technique uses an soldering iron, not a torch. An iron uses lower temperatures than a torch and is commonly used in stained glass art. You still apply solder and flux to the copper tape before soldering with a hot iron.
|Here I use my soldering tweezers to hold the piece before soldering.|
|Yikes! A very bad soldering job.|
As you can see, my soldering turned out very badly! I believe part of my problem may be figuring out the correct temperature to have my iron set to. Sigh. I am determined to figure this out, though, and vow to try this again this weekend.