IN-PERSON CLASS! With Charles Douglas. Discover the many uses of gilding within works of art.
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.
A return to New York in-person studio classes! Students explore the various methods of working with gold and silver leaf on canvas, paper, and panels for both background and embellishment.
Learn to lay a genuine 23k gold leaf ground for painting. Instructor Charles Douglas will patiently take you through the intricacies of working with delicate gold leaf and how to tame it with the proper use of the gilder's tip, pad, and knife. Explore such ancient mordants as gum ammoniac, and glair, and contemporary oil size and acrylic emulsion.
Materials and use of studio gilding tools included. Optional gilding kits available through gildedplanet.com. Information on kits will be provided upon registration.
Register early, space is limited!
|January 25 2022||In-Person class||10:30am - 4:00pm EST||$275.00||AVAILABLE|
GILDER’S KIT FOR “OIL GILDING” CLASSES
Blue Squirrel Hair - Single - 3" width x 2" Length - German
|954/1/2 $ 9.00
Wash Brush, FLAT 1/2" - Mixed Squirrel. German
|954/3/4 $ 11.00
Wash Brush, FLAT 3/4" - Mixed Squirrel. German
|GK/S $ 39.00
Gilders Knife - Single edge with square tip 5½" blade
|GP/D $ 80.00
Gilders Pad, Delux 7" x 9.1/2" W/O SHIELD - Italian
|DQ/4 $ 11.75
Dux Quick Dry Oil Size - 4 oz
|MA23.00DB/B $ 96.00
Manetti Brand - 23kt Double Gold Leaf Book - Loose Leaf - 18 grams