Artist's description:

I created this large beetle painting after having created The Golden Bee for Artfinder's partnership with the environmental charity Friends of the Earth bee-themed art exhibition for the launch of the Great British Bee Count in May 2016.

This is the fourth painting in the Golden Insects Series which includes a bee, a ladybug, a beetle and a flying ant and ladybug.

This painting has a beautiful glow during the day and especially at night. Its reflective surface adds a touch of warmth to any room in your home.
I will be posting new golden leaf paintings each week. Follow me and stay tuned!

This painting is:
- 15.74 x 19.68 in. / 40 x 50 cm.
- painted with Zecchi firenze professional grade Italian oil paints
- painted on light golden leaf which has been protected in 6 layers of laquer I prepare in my studio
- signed on the front

HOW THIS PAINTING IS MADE:
I prime the canvas surface with 3 coats of acrylic primer.
I then paint the surface with an yellow ochre color. Once dry, I apply the guilding glue and let dry for a few minutes. I then proceed to carelully apply the golden leaf to the surface and let dry. Once the golden leaf has dried and I've taken off any excess, I proceed to coat the surface about 6-7 times with lacquer I prepare in my studio in order to create a nice thick surface.
Once the lacquered surface is ready, I paint my large insect.

SHIPPING
This painting will be shipped via DHL Corrier and arrive within 3-4 days.
You will be given a tracking number of your painting.
Your painting will be packaged in a double hard cardboard box containing 3 layers of bubblewrap and protection on the angles.

I will make a short 1-2 minute video for you explaining a little bit more about this artwork.

Materials used:

Zecchi Firenze oil paints on finely prepared canvas frame, golden leaf, lacquer

The Golden Beetle Oil Painting on Lacquered Golden Leaf Canvas (2016)

$268.25

  • Oil painting, Canvas
  • One of a kind artwork
  • Size: 15.74 × 19.68 × 0.5 in (unframed) / 15.74 × 19.68 in (actual image size)
  • This artwork is sold unframed
  • Signed on the front
  • Ready to hang
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