Tuesdays, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Begins April 25, 7 sessions
Students learn surface preparation for matte gilding and receive an introduction to gilders’ tools and techniques for laying leaf on both flat and carved surfaces. A variety of patinations are explored. Students complete a flat frame, two carved objects of their choice, and a board that is required for the Design Techniques class. Students utilize precious metal leaf, aluminum, and Dutch metal.