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The 52 Weeks Project presents: PAINTING with GOLD LEAF


Greg Ruth

It's oxymoronic as hell, but that's actually what I'm trying to do. As many of you know I started to play around with gold leaf largely to make special prints and other existing work I have around, mostly specializing film posters etc... this mostly really exploded as an interest for me when I started applying it to my prints from Sony/NaughtyDog/Playstation's THE LAST of US prints. I need to let it be know here out…

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Free Standing Clay Sculpture


Kristine Poole

April 11, 2024 - Water-based (ceramic) clay as a sculpture material has many benefits: it’s relatively inexpensive (about $15 - $25 for a 25 pound bag), it is adaptable for small and large scale works, it accommodates many options for finishing, it’s lusciously tactile and yummy feeling to work with, and, once fired, it’s pretty much going to be around until the end of time (think about the Venus of Dolní Věstonice - still rocking her goddess vibes some 29,000 years later). It’s also great to have the option of molding and casting the original clay sculpture in another material such as bronze, plaster or resin -or- firing the original sculpture and having that as the finished piece. [caption id="attachment_76096" align="aligncenter" width="626"] Venus of Dolní Věstonice was created in clay around 29,000 years ago![/caption] That said, there are also…

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