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Roderick Treece
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Gold leaf glass mirror

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Thought I might post a photo of the gold leaf mirror I just finished.
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Tyler Tim
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Re: Gold leaf glass mirror

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Looks nice Roderick.

The distressing/aging... did you sponge, flick and splatter it?
Sure I paint thing for my amusement and then offer them for sale. A brushslinger could whither en die from lack of creativity in this plastic town my horse threw a shoe in. :shock:
Roderick Treece
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Re: Gold leaf glass mirror

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Hi Tyler,
The background is antiqued silver mirror and the gold leaf is antiqued oil and water gilded leaf , 12k.18k.22k and 23k. Here is a link to my face book page that shows the whole process.No paint splatter or sponging.

https://www.facebook.com/roderick.treece

Sorry I don't know how to make that a clickable link.
BruceJackson
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Re: Gold leaf glass mirror

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Another fine looking piece...You've really got that antiquing process well sorted.

Is that a real name???...I'm still trying to work out how to pronounce it! If feel sure there may be some weird or cryptic meaning going on there, but I'm missing it...hahaha
Roderick Treece
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Re: Gold leaf glass mirror

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Hi Bruce,
Thanks,glad you like it. Now I just have to figuire out how to do the antique mirroring with paint and leaf like you do. Maybe I should come over for a workshop!
Tried many time with no success. Yes Eddie Verdoyak is a real guy. Google his name ,add chicago in there. He was a big Chicago politition at one time. It pronounds VER DOl YAK.
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