Tuesday, November 11, 2014

gold leaf

 Our magnolia tree is finally releasing her leaves. On Saturday I had two assistants to help me gather some for an experiment.
 Silver and gold paint. Leaves. Foam brushes. Some newspaper spread on the floor. Hours of engagement! The largest of the leaves are thick and very sturdy, but not so much for the smaller ones.
A couple of days have passed and the smalls are curling up as dry leaves do. The process ended up being far more rewarding than I had anticipated, so if my planned end result morphs that's ok by me.
"Metal" leaves are definitely a new favorite around here.
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  2. Aw, gold leaf (and leaves) make me smile! My mom is a calligrapher who works now and then with gold leaf. These are lovely :)