Travertine and patent drawings


#1

Been having fun with 4” travertine tiles found at our local ReStore for 20 cents each. Fun for us good for Habitat. Also found some edge pieces of tile tried a file I didn’t realize had some little artifacts in the white portions but as a test it looks cool.

Masked the travertine with blue tape, then used alcohol ink to color. Used a sharpie on the tile with the mountain.

The black tile I put the alcohol ink on then lasered.


#2

Very Nice!


#3

Those patent drawings look fantastic on travertine!


#4

Really Nice! Want to work with travertine soon.


#5

Keep an eye out to see if the ink discolors after awhile. I’ve had some travertine tiles discolor as the limestone effluoresces whitening the coloring I’ve laid on. I haven’t done a ton of research into which inks/paints/etc I used & saw it discolor and which ones seem to stay pristine but it’s on my to-do list so I can avoid whatever it is I used. Might happen to yours too so here’s a heads up to keep an eye on it.


#6

I was wondering if it would. I did some of these a couple of weeks ago, the black one I did on Saturday. I’m curious what will happen with time. I wouldn’t mind if the black one faded a bit.