Metal in many forms

Challenge series hosted by Alex Heath. Challenges start on Fridays.
Metal in its many forms from finished products to corroded items.
Finished (3 challenges)
Entries: 65
Winners announced: 3rd June, 2011 GMT
Winner: swan lamp tungsten
This challenge is looking for the way metal can be shaped into objects of beauty. Its quite a wide area as it could be jewellery, sculpture or ornament. The object should be clearly for beauty and not part of a machine, tool, electronic gadget or technology. eg Rings and jewellery are acceptable as the beauty is often perceived more important than the meaning. Watches aren't as they have a...
Entries: 122
Winners announced: 3rd December, 2010 GMT
Winner: Bronze Line
My previous challenge is this series was about the colours of rust. This challenge is looking at the way metal can be polished and smoothed to create beautiful features, art, architecture or tools. This challenge is looking for subjects that highlight how metal can be shaped, polished and smoothed. The items must be shiny and smooth and highlight the metal so it must not be painted or covered...
Entries: 240
Winners announced: 5th November, 2010 GMT
Winner: Dcs_6013
Rust comes in many forms and comes in a number of colours (purples, oranges, reds, yellows) and textures (bubbles, flakes etc). If submitting an image you should have an image that highlights the many textures and colours of rust and can be instantly recognisable. Rust appears on a variety of items such as cars, tools, chain, buildings and structures. Please remember that detail is a...