Class title

227 Gilding I

Next Class: June 12th/August 14th/October 9th

$1050.00

Class description
227 Gilding I The art of gilding is a specialized craft in and of itself. This three-day class will explore the techniques of applying thin leaves of gold, copper, or aluminum to a variety of decorative objects, furniture, and various surfaces. By the end of the class, you will understand the history of gilding; leaf types; gilding tools; transfer leaf; silver and aluminum techniques; gold, and Dutch gold techniques; exterior gilding; and adhesives. Plus, you will conduct hands-on exercises to develop and refine gilding skills and techniques.
Subjects to be covered (lecture)
History of Gilding 1 hr

Leaf Types 1 hr

Gilding Tools 1 hr

Transfer Leaf 1 hr

Silver and Aluminum Techniques 1 hr

Gold, Dutch Gold, Composition Techniques 2 hrs

Exterior Gilding Techniques 1 hr

Gilding Adhesives 2 hrs
Techniques to be covered (hands on)

Gilding Exercise 14 hrs
Materials and tools required
Notebook

Camera

Latex Gloves

Gilding Tools

Oil and Waterborne Glazing and Painting Tools
Prerequisite
Instructor
André Martinez
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