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Manual of Finishes, Materials and Supplies Included.
5 Day class designed for the professional only
Time 9:00 am to 4:30 PM
This is for those professionals who want to learn to gild with precious leaf.
Hands On Training Of:
Making rabbit skin glue, gesso, bole and proper application methods to water gild with gold leaf, to provide matte or burnished finish. Plus you will learn to tone and distress your finishes. You won't leave this course a Master Gilder, but mastering the fundamentals taught in this course and plenty of practice will help you achieve the class of the elite.
Water Gilding and Toning is designed for beginning gilders who have little or no experience . This class will take you above what you ever thought could be accomplished and will send you on your way to being one of the elite gilders in your area. This course is limited in size, paced to your skill level and very in depth. You are provide a Manual for this course, so you don't have to spend a lot of time taking notes. We also provide tools and supplies which can always be order through us.