Book Edge Gilding, the art of applying gold leaf to the paper edges of books. Learn to prepare and seal the paper edge, apply a clay bole ground, prepare an egg white size known as glair, and gild and burnish genuine 23k gold leaf.
The GildedPlanet.com is excited to partner with the Charles Douglas Gilding Studio to provide you with the highest quality, hands on training for the gilding arts.
Join us for this very special month long Zoom! Online series on Book Edge Gilding, the art of applying gold leaf to the paper edges of books. Designed for the beginner, students will learn to prepare and seal the paper edge, apply a clay bole ground, prepare an egg white size known as glair, and gild and burnish genuine 23k gold leaf.
Intended as an entry-level introduction to this beautiful method of gilding for book edges this series is well-suited for creating gilt edges for personal use and a perfect starting-point for further study in the book arts.
All classes are Live on Zoom and recorded for viewing by students which remain accessible through the end of the Quarter.
A Materials list will be made available on this website for download soon! Or contact the Instructor Charles Douglas for further info at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|August 16, 23, 30 - September 6, 2022||ZOOM||1:00pm - 2:30pm PST (4:00pm - 5:30pm EST)||$225.00||AVAILABLE||REGISTER NOW|
Use discount code at checkout - provided by instructor - to save even more!
|Book Edge Gilding Class Kit|
Pure Sable Kolinsky Gilder's Tip - Single - 3.5" width x 2" Length - French
|MA13 $ 68.50
MA13 Agate stone burnisher - Wood Handle - German
|MA12 $ 81.00
MA12 Agate stone burnisher - Wood Handle - German
Pure Kazan Squirrel - Pointed Mop - Quill Ferrule - Wood Handle - French
|625/1 $ 28.00
Mixed Squirrel - 1" Tapered - Metal Ferrule - Wood Handle - German
|GK/S $ 39.00
Gilders Knife - Single edge with square tip 5½" blade
|GP/D $ 74.00
Gilders Pad, Delux 7" x 9.1/2" W/O SHIELD - Italian
|3355P/5 $ 46.50
Selhamin Red Bole - 5oz jar - Wet
|Red Bole - Clay|
|MA23.00DB/B $ 96.00
Manetti Brand - 23kt Double Gold Leaf Book - Loose Leaf - 18 grams
|23kt Gold Leaf|