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.
Learn the beautiful ancient art of reverse glass gilding and discover the steps involved in achieving a strong and brilliant bond between glass and leaf. Learn to properly clean the glass, prepare gelatin size, gild the glass with genuine gold and be introduced to the concept of engraving the gilding in reverse before the final step of backpainting...plus abrading, candlesmoke, and Black India Ink for special effects!>
Glass Gilding. The use of gold or Silver leaf on glass goes back to early Roman times and was a popular technique used for Looking Glass Mirrors during eighteenth and nineteenth century England.
This coming January, 2022 brings the much anticipated return to New York where gilder and reknowned instructor Charles Douglas brings this special One-Day Intensive Gilding Class to the Isabele O’Neil studio!
This popular Workshop introduces students to the art of verre églomisé with a focus on achieving a proper balance between brilliancy and bonding between the gold leaf and the glass. Explore the beautiful artistry of gilded mirrors and learn to gild with precious 6k white gold leaf. This is a hands-on class with a focus on gilding along with a demonstration of etching into the leaf and a discussion of reverse painting and lettering over the back of gold and silver leaf.
Location: 381 Park Ave South. 13th FLoor, New York New York.
|January 29, 2022||IN PERSON||10:30am - 5:00pm EST||$285.00||AVAILABLE|
Purchase all the necessary tools for this Verre Églomisé educational series. Highest quality Italian Manetti 6kt White Gold leaf and all the items listed individually below.
Blue Squirrel Hair - Single - 3" width x 2" Length - German
Pure Ox Hair. 1.5". Metal ferrule and a raw wood handle.
Gelatin Glue Size - 1 sheet - 40 Diamond imprint
|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
|MA6.00WH/B $ 46.00
Manetti Brand - 6kt White Gold Leaf Book - Loose Leaf
|6kt Gold Leaf|