Anyway - this is 'Jesus meets the daughters of Jerusalem'. It is stamped om vellum and layered with loads of mixing of Distress inks - and embossed flowers and a glittered swirl
This one is gold leaf work. Gold leaf is not 'real' gold, it is really, really fine coloured metal - way, way finer than tinfoil. You have to lay down a 'size' - which is a bit like glue - but you have to wait until it is just about dry and lay the leaf over it. I am hopeless - I always end up with big gaps and holes - and when I try to 'burnish' it loads flake off. The only reason I have a go once in a while is that someone gave me 6 packs of leaf when they closed up their shop.
I rubbed this piece all over with a cotton bud and various colours of alcohol inks - it looks really neat - and the gaps blend in with the bumpy bits!
Oh the shapes come from the bits of grunge board I cut out and stuck down before I started to guild.
THE guy for gilding is Jerry Tresser - he has stuff on YouTube, and his site is http://www.jtresser.com/torg.html - his work is just out of this world