This is panel 4 of hake (whiting)
sharpie on reverse glass with chalk on panel backing
The yellow shapes are slow set gilder's oil. The tack is almost ready to accept the gold leaf. I need to hear the 'hard knock, with a slight hard tack' to get a lustrous almost mirrored sheen.
Business update: Debbie Clarke art coach! Completed one session, a second session purchased. This is sort of a pay as you go mentoring program beyond art 101.