Golden

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I’ve learned how to upload images in a workaround way, so here’s the state of Justice and Temperance prior to gilding them, and below, the process of adding the red clay undercoat, then temperance with the leaf applied.

img_8699.jpg  img_8698.jpgYou can see where the sanding of the gesso layer has damaged the dark Prussian blue background, so I’ll put down another layer to clean that up, then after a little work on the hands and the bottles, the addition of some scales and some work on Justice’s sword, this pair will be complete!

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Michael Pearce is an artist, writer, and professor of art. He is the author of "Art in the Age of Emergence."
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