Step by step Video Tutorials

A step-by-step educational series. Gilding tutorials and gilding information for the beginner, intermediate and advanced gilder.

Quick Dry Oil Size gilding

Quick Dry oil size gilding - This detailed demonstration shows you how to apply genuine gold, Silver, imitation gold, aluminum and copper leaf to objects and furniture using the classic Quick Dry oil size method.


Different leaf types.

Learn the difference between loose leaf, patent leaf, transfer leaf and ribbon leaf. It's all in the packaging. Quick tutorial from www.gildedplanet.com. Applies to Genuine gold leaf, Silver leaf, imitation gold, imitation Silver, aluminum and copper leaf.


Applying Genuine Gold leaf or Imitation Gold leaf to metal surfaces.

Apply genuine god, Silver, imitation gold, aluminum and copper leaf metal surfaces. Interior and exterior surfaces, you'll learn about types of adhesive, tacking and drying rates, easy leaf application tips and cleaning and burnishing the leaf.


Antique glazing.

Turn ordinary objects into heirlooms! Creating the 'Classic Antique' glaze finish for objects, furniture, walls and more. This detailed step-by-step tutorial shows how to mix the right colors to create the perfect antiquing solution for any object, furniture, picture frame and more. Brought to you by the folks at swww.artSparx.com.


Gilding Ceilings usig Ribbon leaf on Rolls

Ribbon leaf application to ceilings and large area wall surface - This detailed demonstration shows you how to apply genuine gold, Silver, imitation gold, aluminum and copper leaf to ceilings and walls using ribbon leaf - or rolls of leaf.


Tools for using Loose Gold, Silver and Metal leaf - FULL TUTORIAL

Understand the 3 primary tools needed to apply Loose Leaf Gold, Silver and Metal leaf to any surface.

Loose Leaf Gold - A book of loose gold leaf is assembled by placing each piece of gold leaf between pieces of thin rouged paper. The gilder can then remove one leaf at a time without disturbing the remaining leaves. It is removed from the book with a gilder's tip, a flat natural hair brush.

Learn about the Gilder's Pad, Gilder's Knife, Gilder's Tip Brush and how to use them to pick up and move pieces of Genuine Gold, Silver and Metal leaf for any gilding project.