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Gilded Lion

Gilding and Frame Restoration Courses UK

Gilding Course

Using traditional methods and materials, students will be guided through all the stages of preparation of gesso and bole to the laying and burnishing of gold and silver leaf.

At the end of three days students should have completed 3 projects to take home.

Students are also given the opportunity to experiment with various paint effects and finishes on gesso.

Comprehensive course notes are provided, and also names and addresses of specialist suppliers of gilding equipment and materials.

Numbers are limited to 6 persons per course to allow for individual tuition.

The course starts at 10.00 a.m. each day and continues till 5.00 p.m. A light lunch (not London courses) and refreshments will be provided.

Course Fees

3 day Water and Oil gilding Course : £365.00 per person.

The Course fees include the use of all materials, brushes and tools necessary for the course, 3 small frames and a book of gold. Additional gold leaf may be purchased.

   Gilding Course Students at work
Students at work on a Gilding Course

The First Day! - Projects to be completed by the end of the course
The First Day! - Projects to be completed by the end of the course

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