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Offline Mark Elliott

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Re: Fraktur Banded Horn
« Reply #25 on: September 20, 2019, 05:13:12 AM »
Ok,  I have finished adding color to the horn.   I had to wipe it once and start over because I just didn't like the colors.   I now have something that I am reasonably happy with.   I just wish the scrimshaw was better; maybe the next time.   I need practice.

I used ferric nitrate as a base on the horn to give me a parchment like ground.    Then I used Winston & Newton drawing inks to color the fraktur with small watercolor brushes.   I considered more aging, but decided I wanted the horn to have a more new appearance to possibly go with one of my fraktur bags.   












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Re: Fraktur Banded Horn
« Reply #26 on: September 20, 2019, 05:18:12 AM »
Mark,
That looks amazing to me. Always room for improvement,  but your scrimshaw looks good too. I would be proud to cary that horn, nicely done.
Mike

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Re: Fraktur Banded Horn
« Reply #27 on: September 20, 2019, 03:35:51 PM »
 Looks good Mark, it really brought out the entire horn. It would be neat to see what one heavily aged looks like. Nice work.

  Tim 
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Re: Fraktur Banded Horn
« Reply #28 on: September 20, 2019, 03:36:28 PM »
YES INDEED!

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Re: Fraktur Banded Horn
« Reply #29 on: September 20, 2019, 04:50:33 PM »
Very nice Mark!!!! Love them flowers!!!!!!!
Robby
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Re: Fraktur Banded Horn
« Reply #30 on: September 22, 2019, 06:15:06 PM »
That is a very, very nice horn. Wonderful design and well executed too.  My compliments  :)