Clay carving tools
I started with a wood panel that I applied clear gesso to. It wasn't necessary but since I didn't know if I was going leave the wood showing or not it seemed like a good thing to do. When dry, I sketched out my design.
At this time I added the paperclay to the surface, carving as I added more. When it dried, I finished it with paint, metal leaf and the stencils.
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