Calendar of faux finish training classes at Dundean Studios


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Gilding and Patination:  

A short history of gilding along with its various methods of application and usage will be discussed.

Gilding will be taught both as a complete finish as well as a base for further decorative painting and techniques. Glaze colors come alive when there is a base of gleaming metal to reflect light.

Verdigris, aging and antiquing will also be learned.

Metallic powders and chemical agents will be employed to demonstrate the numerous applications of this stunning art form. Various kinds of leaf including shaibin, composition and real gold, aluminum leaf, copper, etc. will be used in this class. You will learn what bole is, what size to choose and all the basics of leafing with metal.

Class is suitable for beginners and intermediate students and is a prerequsite for advanced gilding classes.

Class Information:

Nov. 14, 2014 Friday- 9am to 5pm G1-1114-14

Price: $350.00


Instructor: Aliya Riaz

- lunch included

  We also offer an advanced course Advanced Gilding




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