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Monday, February 6, 2017

My most recent project

A local gallery owner has offered to hang one of my pieces in her shop with the promise that if it doesn't sell, she'll buy it herself! That's not the kind of offer that comes along every day, so I've finally gotten off the couch and done something about it.

Step one is gilding, as always. I wanted to do raised gold but ran into several problems and ultimately had to scrap the piece and start over.

Base colors are next, followed by shading, highlighting, and outlining. Here's the finished piece.

And a detail shot of one of the flowers.

I'm pretty happy with how it came out!

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