Ivan Tancredi's Profile
Ivan Tancredi is a native Italian, born in Milano, Italy. He brings much of his architectural training and creative spirit to life in his metal art work. He received formal blacksmith training in Santa Fe, NM from Frank Turley, the “Grandfather of Blacksmithing” in the United States in 2005. With those skills under his belt, Ivan endeavored on his own path with what he learned in blacksmithing and began creating his own designs, combining the traditional methods of hand-forged iron work with more modern techniques and multi-media platforms.
Of the various tools Ivan employs, his favorites include the use of coloring metal with patinas & chemicals, air-brushing, mosaics, and grinding metal for alternative effects.
His repertoire is mainly interior décor such as mirrors, tables, candle holders etc. but he is constantly inspired with new ideas & techniques so…
- Born on February 13
- Joined August 21, 2010