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The Forgotten Gods... Work in progress 3... by Yoann-Lossel The Forgotten Gods... Work in progress 3... by Yoann-Lossel
"The Forgotten Gods"... Work in progress 3... The Realm of Ruins...

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:iconpahll-evann:
Pahll-Evann Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2013
your work is wonderful, how do you put the gold leaf in the paper ? please tell me this effect it´s awesome hahahahah XD ?
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JaqErant92 Featured By Owner May 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
That's amazing! How does that gold stuff work?
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:iconyoann-lossel:
Yoann-Lossel Featured By Owner May 7, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
This is gold leaf :)
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Goosuto Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013  Professional General Artist
Seeing your work, I appreciate the use of gold leaf for its beauty and history. This sense of mystical deities with old Christian iconography mixed in with the use of the gold leaf. It really is a great mix of something old and something new that comes off very fresh and stimulating. Your talent and choice in pairing it with some gorgeous graphite work only adds to the materials. Really great!

So, I understand normally gold leaf is stuck to the piece in some way. Are you doing this like it would have been in Christian icons, or are you adding something to melt it down to more a paint-like substance?
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Yoann-Lossel Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you!
In fact, I wanted to mix influences, like the Book of Kells. The symbol is most important, it goes through time and beliefs. Here is a mixture of Christianity, Celtic mythology and even Shintoism.
This is actually gold leaf, like the old icons.
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Goosuto Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2013  Professional General Artist
That's wonderful!

I haven't had much exposure to anyone practicing outside of icon-writing using gold leaf the way you are. The professional artists who do work referencing different faith-communities usually apply gold leaf in a very traditional manner. I see a bit of that in your work, but you dare tradition just enough to make the work more daring. I love that you're willing to push the symbol out a bit.
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Yoann-Lossel Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you again :)
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Murasaki701 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013   General Artist
How do you use the gold?
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:iconyoann-lossel:
Yoann-Lossel Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
I put the gold leaf.
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miedziana Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2013
looking forward to the final version :) what kind of gold paint you use?
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