This is my latest piece ("Octopus") in which I used silver and gold oil paint. Schminke College Oil (here) has these in 200 ml tubes. Gold and silver are useful because they are quite neutral colours that harmonize with all others, but they are not as boring as grey. /Mats
I'm a charcoal portrait artist working on heavy tinted paper. I'm interested in experimenting with gilding silver leaf accents on my charcoal drawings.
I know that gold leaf will not tarnish and therefore requires no varnish. But I'm interested in silver leaf which will need to be...