Ana's Classes cover the Technique of Water Gold Gilding.
What these classes cover: To learn the basic of water gilding with 22 karat gold leaf on wooden board, prepared with gesso and bole and using the ancient techniques as employed since the Middle Ages in Europe:
- the making and application of gesso. - the making and application of bole. - the application of the gold leaf. - the burnishing of the gold leaf. - polichroming, embossing, and embroidering. - tooling and other decoratives methods.
What Materials are included in the cost of the course: - gesso - bole - rabbit skin glue - a piece of wood - a book of 22 Kt. gold leaf.
These materials and tools can be supplied at additional cost to the student: - materials to make a gilder's pad. - a gilder's knife. - an agate stone burnisher. - a gilder's tip. - 2 feather brushers.
Upcoming Gilding Classes
There are currently no classes scheduled.
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