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An OOAK painting of a Mother with her baby in reclaimed wood from the sea in which I love to draw. I sincerely hope that my artifact communicates the feeling of affection I had on creating it
Size: The dimensions of this light recycled beach wood can be compared with that of the small candle in the third picture.
This small piece of wood was treated specially, left to dry for days and then a layer of gesso was added. For the painting I used as few egg tempera colors as possible (Black for her hair, pink for her robe ****Somehow I had this icon of a Pink Japanese Kinono when drawing the mother's dress****). I ve also added copper gold all over the little piece of wood as a background. Finally the icon was varnished on the top, with shellac and resin varnish to last.
<3 Gift Wrapping: The OOAK miniature is complemented with an organza bag/ tulle sachet (decorated with a handmade crocheted ornament) perfect for gift wrapping"