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Ashton's empire-style frame for Other Sheep I Have

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Ashton Young designed and created this empire style frame for Other Sheep I Have  by Elspe...
Ashton Young designed and created this empire style frame
for Other Sheep I Have  by Elspeth Young

This is Ashton's plaster-positive made from his handmade motif for the face of the frame sides.
This is Ashton's plaster-positive made from his handmade motif for the face of the frame sides.

This is the mold created from the plaster-positives of the design motif.
This is the mold created from the plaster-positives of the design motif.

Construction of the frame followed the methodology described elsewhere in this series of articles on...
Construction of the frame followed the methodology described elsewhere in this series of articles on the Studios' custom framing services.

This close-up of one of the frame corners shows the hand-done gilding, antiquing, and finishing that...
This close-up of one of the frame corners shows the hand-done gilding, antiquing, and finishing that bring a frame to completion.

Tags: Other Sheep I Have, 2015, Framing, Project commentaries

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