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zephyr7
03-08-2013, 04:49 PM
Hi,

this problem is related to tempera painting of byzantine icons, so I decided to post it here... :)

I would like to ask what is the best method of gilding an icon with a fake gold (an aluminium-foil-ish gold imitation). Especially:

- What is the best way of avoiding visible folds
- of lying large pieces of schlagmetal
- and is there a way to achieve a glossy finish?