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Estones - Tales of Trappist vol.1

20cmx35xm on paper
Watercolours, gouaches, sterling silver and gold leaf.

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Different tilt to see how the silver reacts

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Close up on the gals

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My hand, for size comparison

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Border, persian style.

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Details on cloak

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Glazed grisailles.

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and done.

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grisaille in progress

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finishes sketch

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first rough

Estones - Tales of Trappist vol.1 (11 picts)

"The Estones were used to drag them back to the Temple. Sure, they tried to gobble one of those now and then but the Elders knew they were not worth the following belly ache. The Elders learnt to only love the shiny things for what they were."
Tales of Trappist - Vol 1.

Prints and postcards available through http://somkartshop.bigcartel.com
(Ok, some of you probably already followed the deluge of WIP picts I posted about this piece :p but if you missed something, feel free to browse my Flickr folder (https://www.flickr.com/photos/somk/albums/72157604246281674 or my instagram https://www.instagram.com/so_somk_klesen/
You'll find everything in there, including the short movies. )

That's watercolour, gouaches, sterling silver leaf. gold leaf, a truckload of shellac and another truckload of aspirin and coffee.

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