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Old 05-15-2013, 03:14 PM
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Re: Venus

Originally Posted by MarkNewman View Post
I'm don't know a lot about applying patinas but I do know Aiya, the patina artist at Artworks foundry gave the sculpture a liver bath scrub down first pictured here from a cell phone shot i took. Then she torched it while praying something on it and dry brushing it down a bit. Then a final waxing after it cooled down. That was about it. Very simple.
Spraying something on hot does suggest a ferric nitrate application, taking into account the final colour. But looks like she kept it to a minimum judging by the finished piece.
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