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Inspired by Klimt: Working with Gold Leaf



Saturday, May 25th
9:30 am - Noon

Instructor: Karen Guilbault

Karen will demo techniques used to apply thin sheets of gold (metal) leafing to paintings. Please feel free to bring a work in progress (on paper or canvas) that you would like to embellish with gold. Or students can paint simple designs in class and practice applying the metal leaf to that.

Supplied: gold/metal leaf and the adhesive, 2 sheets watercolour paper, gel and Sharpie pens for creating patterns on the gold leaf.

STUDENTS MUST BRING: watercolours or acrylic paints (if you are painting in class), a reference photo of your subject (can be a pic on your phone), a pencil, eraser, a very fine brush

  • Pens, papers, metal leafing and adhesive is provided however students are responsible for bringing artworks or substrates of their own to work on
  • Please wear studio appropriate clothing

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