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Applying Gold Leaf video

Stuff used in this video: * wood panel – Blick Studio 8×8 inch wood panel * watercolors * watercolor ground – Daniel Smith, both clear and opaque * gold leaf sizing – Miniatum ink (the pink stuff in the video) * gold leaf – lagoldleaf.com 24 karat * lots of cheap synthetic brushes Here are some in progress photos for the piece: I sketch directly onto the wood panel. After I’m done with the sketch, I paint over the entire thing with watercolor ground. I keep the watercolor ground fairly thin over the background wood areas, and I add a …

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Dragoncon 2015 matted remarques

It’s that time of year again when I’m preparing for Dragoncon. I won’t be there in person this year, but my art will still be in the art show. Here’s the first batch of pieces that I have just finished matting and drawing remarques on. As usual, my prints for the art show are made unique with individual hand-drawn remarques in ink. The remarqued versions are only available via the auction. If you’re interested in prints of any of these pieces, you can click on the titles for the links to my shop. * * * Dreaming Blossoms * * …

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