Craft - The Gilded Antler

Taking a real red deer antler, which fall off the deers naturally during rutting season, Benjamin Britworth painted and gilded it with fine layers of gold. The final result can be seen here, while development photos can be seen below.

[The raw antler] 

 [Red base layer]

[Gilding is applied to the antler, along with weathering/ageing]

[The finished antler]