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Oct242006

Day 8 - High Heeled Shoe SOLD

10 x 10 inches, oil and mixed media on panel

For this background I built up several alternating layers of pale cream tissue paper and gold leaf. The tissue paper, when glued and stained brown, becomes somewhat transparent and allows a clouded reflective sheen to bounce up from the gold leaf beneath. It also makes a nice texture with creases for the brown stain to collect in.

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I love the effects you're getting with gold. It's really fun and inspiring that you're doing this. By the way, mazal tov on your sister's wedding!

October 24, 2006 | Unregistered Commentershifra
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