Event held on October 09

Gold Leaf Gilding Course: Golden Weekend

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Event runs from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
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Join the Art Gilding Academy, led by husband and wife duo Karl and Brigitte, in this weekend course where you will learn everything you need to know about the relaxing and exciting art of gilding. This is a unique weekend experience in Sydney you will treasure forever. Gold leaf gilding has the power to bring any object to life and makes a statement like no other. In this intensive, two-day course you will learn the techniques to gilding which you can use at home, on anything from mirror frames to furniture and even entire walls! What you will do during this weekend course: - Gilding of Egyptian plaque (valued at $345) - Application of antique Patina to make the plaque look more than 100 years old - Gilding of four boards (faux silver, faux gold, copper leaf and genuine silver leaf). Use this skill to gild tabletops, panels, walls and ceilings. - Gilding of a canvas in a leaf of your choice – use this canvas to create an artwork. You can paint with oils and acrylics over the finish. Entry Cost All tickets $880