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Painting scabbards?
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Dan,
What you could do is get a piece of veg. tanned leather, wet it and let it dry to leather hard, and then tool it with a stylus. when dry cut the pattern out. then you could usr casein on it, in washes, with little impasto; it will essentially tint the leather like dyeing it. Red will work best, as blues and greens and blues could be used too, though they will appear much darker as they aren't opaque and are the complement of the leather color. When everything is painted and totally dry, you could apply a drying oil such as linseed orvperhaps safflower, very gently applying it carefully to the center of each color area working toward the edges in case there is some lifting of color, and it will soak in and and dry nice and glossy. Then when that is dry, you could apply a final coat of wax / drying oil mixture, let dry, done.
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Painting scabbards? - by Dan D'Silva - 10-12-2018, 01:38 PM
RE: Painting scabbards? - by Feinman - 10-13-2018, 05:32 AM
RE: Painting scabbards? - by Dan D'Silva - 10-13-2018, 03:00 PM
RE: Painting scabbards? - by Feinman - 10-13-2018, 04:41 PM
RE: Painting scabbards? - by Crispianus - 10-13-2018, 09:18 PM
RE: Painting scabbards? - by Feinman - 10-14-2018, 04:10 AM
RE: Painting scabbards? - by Dan D'Silva - 10-14-2018, 10:09 PM
RE: Painting scabbards? - by Feinman - 10-14-2018, 11:17 PM
RE: Painting scabbards? - by Dan D'Silva - 10-15-2018, 08:20 PM
RE: Painting scabbards? - by Crispianus - 10-17-2018, 03:46 PM
RE: Painting scabbards? - by Feinman - 10-15-2018, 08:41 PM
RE: Painting scabbards? - by Feinman - 10-17-2018, 04:33 PM
RE: Painting scabbards? - by Crispianus - 10-18-2018, 07:36 AM
RE: Painting scabbards? - by Feinman - 10-18-2018, 12:26 PM
RE: Painting scabbards? - by Dan D'Silva - 10-18-2018, 01:58 PM
RE: Painting scabbards? - by Feinman - 10-18-2018, 03:13 PM
RE: Painting scabbards? - by Crispianus - 10-19-2018, 11:47 AM
RE: Painting scabbards? - by Dan D'Silva - 10-22-2018, 01:17 PM
RE: Painting scabbards? - by Feinman - 10-19-2018, 12:43 PM
RE: Painting scabbards? - by Feinman - 11-10-2018, 04:10 PM
RE: Painting scabbards? - by Crispianus - 11-12-2018, 11:27 PM
RE: Painting scabbards? - by Feinman - 11-12-2018, 11:38 PM
RE: Painting scabbards? - by Dan D'Silva - 12-22-2018, 12:18 AM
RE: Painting scabbards? - by Dan D'Silva - 12-28-2018, 02:49 PM

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