Mixed media, light and dark effects because of the relief (wood carving)
ABOUT THE WORK
Depicted is the Ascension of a soul, during which his multiple lives become visible, connected with each other, freed from... Read More
Depicted is the Ascension of a soul, during which his multiple lives become visible, connected with each other, freed from the restrictions of the earthly life.
Accompanied by an image of this work being a part of the exhibition 'Beeldenstorm' in the Abbey of Middelburg in 2017, the Netherlands.
The methods and technics that are used in general, in the following steps: linden wood or plywood as the canvas / transference of the design onto the wood or it is directly drawn or painted onto the wood / carving the wood with a knife, chisels or electric tools / finishing it with additional techniques and materials: oil paint, industrial paint, acrylic paint; sand in oil paint carefully arranged; 2d print technique: transferring shades from a plastic sheet onto the wood using heat; 3d print technique: perforated stickers or cloth covered with oil paint, afterwards the sticker or the cloth will be removed leaving a 3d pattern; putty, filler, plaster, coloured plaster; gold leaf, copper leaf; pen, pencil, charcoal, felt pen, ink; inlay (different materials); pour on varnish, a varnish which is 40x thicker than normal varnish.