BEGINNER’S GILDING WORKSHOP
Do you want to learn the art of gilding as a pastime, or perhaps as a useful skill to add to your business?
Would you like to be able to apply a variety of metal leaves to picture frames, objects, ornamental furniture, or perhaps enhance your home with some architectural gilding, such as on cornices or ceilings?
Art & Gold can give you the knowledge and teach you the skills you need, AND provide you with gilding tools and products at very competitive prices.
Come to our beginner’s gilding workshop and learn the basics of this amazing craft. Come as a complete novice, as no previous experience of gilding is required.
During our workshop you will observe and learn classic European methods demonstrated by our expert gilder, Gérard, and view a variety of gilded pieces in his studio.
The workshop is complemented by an overview of the history and theory behind gilding, and the origins of metal leaf fabrication.
A comprehensive written summary of the gilding procedure is provided for your personal reference.
All classes are taught by Gérard, our expert gilder. He takes special pride in teaching this ancient and noble craft to others.
Workshops are run with a maximum of 4 persons.
A certificate of attendance is provided at the end of the workshop.