Picking out the highlights
This is now flooded, unfired paint we’re working with. The paint has a good amount of gum Arabic in it. You’ll see in some shots how it looks as red as unfired stain, but that’s just the lighting: it’s ‘Violet of Iron’, a gorgeous tracing paint by Reusche. Watch the video here.
So, as you saw in episode #5, we use chalk to mark out where the highlights go.
And now we pick them out:
You may wonder that our picking stick looks large and blunt; actually we tested it, and it was perfect.
Here’s the video for you now: