Articles tagged with gold leaf
One thing we can’t fail to forget is that the holiday season means the ultimate party season. To honour the glittering party season and the fast approaching sparkling celebration of New Year’s Eve, we’ve put together a collection of works that are celebratory in style and perfect for the party animal in all of us.
Photographer and painter Robert Hind uses the delicate process of gold leaf to create elegant, iridescent artworks capturing isolated tree formations. We took a sneak-peek at his studio to check out how he makes each piece!
The process of making a gold-leaf photograph is pretty convoluted and delicate. Taking between 15-20 hours it’s easy to cock up at almost any stage. Once Robert has the various tree photographs ready to transfer, he often gets that trembly hand feeling, if he makes a mistake at this stage there’s a lot of hard work and time riding on it. Robert talks us through the process of creating these glorious gold-leaf photographs and tells us why this process appeals to him.