Gold Leaf Reverse Glass Gilding Workshop 3-Days

Gold Leaf Reverse Glass Gilding Workshop 3-Days

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Beginner to Intermediate Commercial Sign Shop Gilding

Beginner to Intermediate Commercial Sign Shop Gilding, 3 Day Workshop January 8th, 9th and 10th 2015, 9am - 5pm (1 hour lunch)

Projects consist of 2 Glass panels, Silk Screened, 2 tone gilding Chicago style, in-layed Abalone & Jewels, Mica Powders & Glitters.

Thursday (January 8th)

Work on 2 separate panels, while waiting for the glue to chip the glass, we will roll into water gilding.
PART 1: Sand Blasted & Glue Chipped Glass, Prep, Blasting Mask, Chemicals & Drying Techniques.
PART 2: Water Gilding Reverse Glass, Prep, sizing, backing up, detail clean-up, & touch-ups.

Friday (January 9th)
PART 3: Silk Screen both panels with back-up and detailed. Learn the tools & techniques used in post gilding clean up, touch up and repairing a gild after backup up.
PART 4: Surface Gilding with oil based size, understanding gold size tack & setup. Candy Apple Gold Leaf techniques by Ron Percell.

Saturday (January 10th)
PART 5: Applying Abalone, Mother of pearl & Mica Powders. Open discussions throughout afternoon and time to work on panels.

Supplies provided for use on panels at workshop:

2 Glass panels
workshop t-shirt
Hyde Glue
Mica Powders
Transparent Inks
Oil based and Water (gelatin) Size
Back-up Paint
Sign Paints
Burnishing Cotton
Knifes and Razor blades
Clean-up Dowels
Window Spar
Wax Paper
Shadow Kaolin.

3 books 23kt loose gold leaf
1 Book of any another Karat of Gold Leaf
Lettering brushes
gilders tip
gilders mop
surplus removal brush
Class Sizes are limited, register soon


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