Introduction to Gilding

Looking for an introduction to the art of gilding?

Glastonbury School of Art is pleased to offer a two-day gilding course, 5 - 6th December 2017.
The programme is aimed at beginners or those with some experience of the gilding process. It will cover surface preparation including wooden board gesso application, oil and water gilding techniques including surface preparation for both, applying gold and silver leaf, through to distressing and burnishing of water gilding.

The course is led by Deborah Aldridge. Deborah is an Iconographer and gilder specialising in many aspects of gilding. Deborah teaches gilding at her Studio in Castle Cary (Tor View, Cary Hill, Castle Cary. BA7 7HL).

Two sample boards, loose gold leaf and all necessary materials to complete the two boards are included in the price. Full joining instructions will be provided.

(duration 10:00 - 16:00)

Sandwich & Lunch supplied.

Full Price: £195
Bookings: 25% (£49) non refundable deposit required for booking the workshop.

Gilding Workshop Deposit 5-6/12/17