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by Andrey Kolmakov
Wed Jan 20, 2016 11:28 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Mirror glass. Questions on technology
Replies: 7
Views: 2992

Re: Mirror glass. Questions on technology

Отправил тебе письмо. I sent a letter for you.
by Andrey Kolmakov
Tue Jan 19, 2016 9:28 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Mirror glass. Questions on technology
Replies: 7
Views: 2992

Re: Mirror glass. Questions on technology

Что тебя интересует? В принципе про это стекло могу рассказать. И без всякого переводчика;)

(What are you interested in? In principle about this glass I can tell . And without an interpreter; )) edit: dwb, admin
by Andrey Kolmakov
Mon Jan 26, 2015 9:33 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: LHSS backing black. What that?
Replies: 3
Views: 1985

Re: LHSS backing black. What that?

Terry, Danny, many thanks to you!
by Andrey Kolmakov
Mon Jan 26, 2015 4:33 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: LHSS backing black. What that?
Replies: 3
Views: 1985

LHSS backing black. What that?

Hello, guys! I was looking for how to achieve a smooth edge with gilding. And found a few posts, which refers about LHSS backing black.
But i don't know what this. Can you tell me? And also I want to know what you're doing backups.
by Andrey Kolmakov
Fri Aug 29, 2014 10:37 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: What to do first? Gilding or silvering?
Replies: 7
Views: 3015

Re: What to do first? Gilding or silvering?

Guys, i had in mind water gilding. Not gold solution. Can I first to do water gilding, and then to silver?
by Andrey Kolmakov
Thu Aug 28, 2014 9:41 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: What to do first? Gilding or silvering?
Replies: 7
Views: 3015

Re: What to do first? Gilding or silvering?

Ok! And if I first silvered, then take off a layer of silver in those places where i need to gild ? How it did the ancient masters?
by Andrey Kolmakov
Thu Aug 28, 2014 9:48 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: What to do first? Gilding or silvering?
Replies: 7
Views: 3015

What to do first? Gilding or silvering?

Hi, guys! I have another question for you.Now I started to make a copy of the Victorian mirror.Started and stopped...The fact that the mirror giltly. And now I'm thinking what to do first.... Gilding ? Or silvering ? Any ideas?
by Andrey Kolmakov
Sat Jun 28, 2014 9:44 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: How to remove amalgams on mirrror?
Replies: 2
Views: 1287

Re: How to remove amalgams on mirrror?

Thanks, Lee!!!
by Andrey Kolmakov
Fri Jun 27, 2014 6:08 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: How to remove amalgams on mirrror?
Replies: 2
Views: 1287

How to remove amalgams on mirrror?

Hi, guys! Can you help me ? I need to remove backing paint and amalgams on mirror. But not the whole cover. I need to get a certain pattern. Anyone knows how to do it?
by Andrey Kolmakov
Sun Mar 16, 2014 10:53 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Preparing glass for etching
Replies: 4
Views: 1978

Re: Preparing glass for etching

Thank you so much ! I tried to clean the glass ordinary chalk. And everything worked perfectly !
by Andrey Kolmakov
Sun Mar 16, 2014 2:56 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Preparing glass for etching
Replies: 4
Views: 1978

Preparing glass for etching

Hi,guys! I have question. How do you clean the glass before etching ? I just clean with Mr Muscle, but some spot were on the glass.
by Andrey Kolmakov
Wed Dec 11, 2013 2:56 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Resilvering Mirror
Replies: 1
Views: 1032

Resilvering Mirror

Hi, guys!
I nave one question. When i silvering glass, in some place get a spot.
Can i remove the silver in this place and resilvering glass again ?
by Andrey Kolmakov
Fri Oct 11, 2013 11:15 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: My first reverse glass
Replies: 6
Views: 2598

Re: My first reverse glass

Erik, gilding is on the reverse side of glass. Here is a photo.
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by Andrey Kolmakov
Thu Oct 10, 2013 9:31 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: My first reverse glass
Replies: 6
Views: 2598

Re: My first reverse glass

Thank's, Dan ! I have something to strive.
by Andrey Kolmakov
Thu Oct 10, 2013 1:47 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: My first reverse glass
Replies: 6
Views: 2598

My first reverse glass

Here is what I got. Of course, this is not perfectly, but I learned a lot, and I will continue to study further. Thank you all for your cooperation !
by Andrey Kolmakov
Thu Aug 01, 2013 10:30 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Problem With Water Gilding
Replies: 28
Views: 11425

Re: Problem With Water Gilding

I know problem! Just too much gelatine. Now all right. Thanks, guys :)
by Andrey Kolmakov
Sun Jul 28, 2013 10:57 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Problem With Water Gilding
Replies: 28
Views: 11425

Re: Problem With Water Gilding

I have used both.
by Andrey Kolmakov
Thu Jul 25, 2013 9:14 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Problem With Water Gilding
Replies: 28
Views: 11425

Re: Problem With Water Gilding

Hi, Tyler ! I used destilled water and gelatin. Size poured in plastic cup. I heat it in microwave to 40-60 C. I did not wipe the size. I just smear brush on glass. Then i put leafe gold on glass. And wait some time. Then I polish with cotton. I tried to water after application of gold leaf above, b...
by Andrey Kolmakov
Thu Jul 25, 2013 2:23 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Problem With Water Gilding
Replies: 28
Views: 11425

Re: Problem With Water Gilding

It's a ordinary glass. These glare because gold leaf is not tightly adhered to the glass. I think so...
by Andrey Kolmakov
Thu Jul 25, 2013 12:26 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Problem With Water Gilding
Replies: 28
Views: 11425

Re: Problem With Water Gilding

Hello, guys! Recently, I received a parcel with real gold.I tried to gild them. Here are the pictures of what happened. Again spots :(
What could it be? I have tried with varying amounts of gelatin. But the result is the same...
by Andrey Kolmakov
Fri May 31, 2013 4:20 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Problem With Water Gilding
Replies: 28
Views: 11425

Re: Problem With Water Gilding

Thanks a lot, guys ! I am sure I will succeed. This weekend I will try again.
by Andrey Kolmakov
Fri May 24, 2013 12:24 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Problem With Water Gilding
Replies: 28
Views: 11425

Re: Problem With Water Gilding

I used gold on base leaf. From Thailand. Here is a front photo of the glass. I think if some leaf look like a mirror, then other leaf can make it to. just need to find a way.
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by Andrey Kolmakov
Thu May 23, 2013 6:32 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Problem With Water Gilding
Replies: 28
Views: 11425

Re: Problem With Water Gilding

Lee, thanks for the advice. i really gilded over acid etched letters. All three times, when i try gilded I could not get to all the size were like gold mirror. It is can be if i used too little water ??? In this case i waited 4 days, before i try to remove gold leaf. And sorry for my bad english. I ...
by Andrey Kolmakov
Thu May 23, 2013 1:46 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Problem With Water Gilding
Replies: 28
Views: 11425

Re: Problem With Water Gilding

Thanks Mike Jackson & Robare M. Novou for cooperation.
I used not pure gold. I thought I could gild not too expensive Gold Leaf. Probably too little gelatin. is my third attempt of gilding.
by Andrey Kolmakov
Wed May 22, 2013 5:16 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Problem With Water Gilding
Replies: 28
Views: 11425

Problem With Water Gilding

Hi! I have a problem with gilding :( When I start to take off the gold leaf, it is removed with paint :( I used 191-L imitation gold 1 shot enamel. Whats a problem ? this may be because I'm using is not pure gold?
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by Andrey Kolmakov
Wed May 15, 2013 1:22 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Film about the making of John Mayers Born and Raised artwork
Replies: 19
Views: 5851

Re: Film about the making of John Mayers Born and Raised artwork

David, the ink can withstand the effect of acid ???
by Andrey Kolmakov
Sun May 12, 2013 8:17 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Film about the making of John Mayers Born and Raised artwork
Replies: 19
Views: 5851

Re: Film about the making of John Mayers Born and Raised artwork

I watched the movie and envied ....envied of how professional you are working! Now I know what to strive for. David, what kind of paint you use when doing screen printing.
by Andrey Kolmakov
Sat Apr 06, 2013 11:08 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Prescription acid ?
Replies: 2
Views: 1375

Prescription acid ?

Hello again !
I want to ask you what kind recipe of acid use to etch glass . I found one recipe, but i do not like the result. Glass turns too grainy. I saw a lot of work on the Internet and they are very delicate etching.
by Andrey Kolmakov
Sat Apr 06, 2013 10:41 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Problems with glue chip
Replies: 11
Views: 3579

Re: Problems with glue chip

When i read "Rick Glawson's Review of the original Glue-Chip Process" , i understand that Rick does not use asphalt varnish. Only stencil . it means i can do without it?