Nahum Hersom

Repoussé II: “Sheet Metal Punches”

With repoussé artist Nahum Hersom’s passing a few months ago, I decided to share some of his writings with others that might be interested. This is the second installment. Note: Words in parenthesis are added, or rephrased for better understanding. Sheet Metal Punches for Holes Holes can be punched through

Repoussé I: “Leaf Processes”

The following is one of several installments that I will post regarding repoussé artist Nahum Hersom’s teachings. This segment of his teaching instructs the student how to prepare and apply a leaf pattern for repoussé work. (Note: I am copying Nahum’s words verbatim. Some references he makes apply to other