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Published on November 23rd, 2011 | by Jules Yap


Golden Baroque Ung Drill

Materials: Ung Drill, Liquid Leaf classic gold, Daler-Rowner GoldFinger metallic paste

Next to my organ I wanted to put up a picture of my family members’ silhoutte. I purchased an Ung Drill frame.

I sprayed painted it with white acrylic primer. Following that I brushed on a a layer of Liquid Leaf classic gold paint.

I removed the glass from the frame. I cut out a sheet of painting canvas and glued it to the backing corrugated paper.

Using Adobe Photoshop, I printed silhouttes of member of my family on A4 pieces of paper.

I stapled a few sheets of A4 paper under the printed silhouettes. With a craft knife I cut out the silhouttes, creating multiples of stencils.

I painted the background colours on the canvas sheet. After which, using the stencils and together with Daler-Rowner GoldFinger metallic paste, I rubbed on the gold paint into the stencils.

~ Wai Hoong, Yap, Singapore

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One Response to Golden Baroque Ung Drill

  1. Harpreet says:

    HI there !! I loved your idea of painting the UNG drill blackto gold and thats what i was looking for . but one question : did you use Daler-Rowner GoldFinger metallic paste on frame too after you brushed liquid Leaf classic gold paint no frame or you just used them on stencils ?

    Thanks !! will wait for your reply before I start my project

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