Looking for an introduction to the art of gilding, or a chance to hone your skills?
The Gilding & Decorative Surfaces Group are pleased to offer a three day gilding course at the October Gallery, London 14-16th November 2016, 10-5pm daily.
The programme is aimed at beginners or those with some experience of the gilding process. It will cover oil and water gilding techniques: including surface preparation for both, applying gold leaf, through to distressing and burnishing of water gilding.
The course is led by Rian Kanduth. Rian is a highly regarded gilder with 25 years’ experience specialising in all aspects of gilding. Rian teaches gilding at the City & Guilds of London Art School, and has successfully completed projects for both the private and public sectors in the UK and internationally.
Additional Information: A prepared sample board, coloured bole, and loose gold leaf is included in the price. But attendees will need to provide their own mops, cushions, tips, burnishers and aprons. Full joining instructions will be provided.