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A Variety of Tasks

Recent visitors to the Studio A small bronze Buddha sculpture A 19th century portrait – oil on canvas A contemporary South African sculpture Art comes in all forms and sizes for treatment. The variety of artistic expression is simply amazing. Craftsmanship paired with creativity and […]

Not all the glitters is made of Gold.
The advent of the gold bronze paint.

Gilding in its traditional sense means covering a surface with sheets of Gold Leaf. Broadly one differentiates between oil and water gilding techniques. This was a craft and skill that had to be acquired through rigorous training. After three years of a guilder’s apprenticeship one […]