332-C Gilding II : School of Applied Arts : Denver, CO
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Class title

332-C Gilding II

Next Class: Fall 2008


Class description
332-C Gilding II This three day course will introduce you to intermediate gilding techniques. In this course you will focus on application techniques for ribbon-gold on ceilings, and loose leaf aplications on flat surfaces, decorative objects, and furniture. You will learn how to use distressing techniques with paint or chemical patinas to age or antique your gilding. You will cover surface preparation and the use of oil or water sizing for application of gilding as well as how to utilize different layout techniques. You will conduct hands-on exercises to further your gilding techniues and skills.
Subjects to be covered (lecture)

Oil Sizing 2 hrs

Water Sizing 2 hrs

Layout Techniques 2 hrs

Patina wih Gilding 2 hrs

Ribbon Gold and Loose Leaf 2 hrs
Techniques to be covered (hands on)
Gilding Exercises 14 hrs
Materials and tools required


Latex Gloves

Gilding Tools

Oil and Waterborne Glazing and Painting Tools
Pierre Finkelstein
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