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SLeahy
03-24-2015, 08:04 PM
I just finished up the painting part of this piece. Since it is done on a piece of aluminium, I have sent it off to get some automotive clear coat applied to it. As a last minute addition, it also now has a thin gold leaf border. I will get updated pictures as soon as it gets back.

This one is 4 x 3 inches. Thanks for taking a look!

TamiP
03-24-2015, 08:20 PM
Oh WOW, it's beautiful

ColinS
03-24-2015, 10:49 PM
Gorgeous work.

chammi kaiser
03-25-2015, 07:06 AM
Wonderful floral painting. I love the colour you have used for the roses.

idylbrush
03-25-2015, 07:18 AM
Very romantic and well executed. A real sense of nostalgia and romance.

cliff.kachinske
03-25-2015, 08:24 AM
What idylbrush said.

cem
03-25-2015, 09:23 AM
Beautiful

gaykir
03-25-2015, 10:26 AM
Lovely.

LavenderFrost
03-25-2015, 11:38 AM
That is lovely! I'm curious why you painted on aluminum.

Charlie's Mum
03-25-2015, 12:01 PM
You never fail to surprise and delight with your work!

So much detail, such fine work in such a very small space!

SLeahy
03-25-2015, 06:59 PM
You guys are awesome, thank you.

Michelle, I use a paint that is actually a waterborne automotive paint. While you can use it on just about any surface, I have just grown accustomed to working on metal. A couple of advantages are its archival qualities and the paints ability to accept a thick clear coat.