I created a mix of 3d flex and powertex and created a heavy paste, spread it across the mdf shape and let it dry.
Once dry I used pigments and powerwax to colour the paste. Once I was happy I covered the whole piece in a layer of powerwax, let it dry and then gave it a buff with a clean cloth.
I then used my gilding paste to create a pattern. Once I'd left it to dry for about an hour I then used gold foil to cover the paste and finally I went around the edge in gold pen.