Sunday 31 May 2020

The Gold that Glittered - Media Tile

Inspired by Sid Dickens
Another media tile framed.

Process Steps
1. Seal the board with tinting base.
2. With a small brayer very lightly roll on burnt umber and white mixed together,; repeat with medium grey,
3. Stamp text.
4. Take white modeling paste and a drop of burnt umber mix a little together scrape through a small area of a stencil, repeat by mixing quin gold with the modeling paste and repeat by getting different shades each time you scrape through. If necessary dry the surface of the modeling paste before repeating in a different area of the tile.

5. Sand and distress the edges blending in brown distress inks.
6. Take the mould and seal it with gesso/tinting base or chalk paint. Drip some burnt umber and quinacridone gold mixed together into the channels.
7. Finger rub some quin gold over the raised areas.
8. Give wishes of paynes grey and quin gold.
9. With a small piece of sponge dab carbon black around the edges.

10. When dry finger rub some metal leaf size over the raised surfaces and leave to get tacky for at least 15 minutes before adding the gold foil.

11. Add the mould and some words and frame it.

Supplies from DecoArt
White Tinting Base
Media Fluid Acrylics - Burnt Umber, Medium Grey, Quinacridone Gold, Titanium White, Raw Umber, Paynes Grey, Carbon Black