Glass Gilding...Introduction to Verre Églomisé

IN-PERSON CLASS! Georgian Bay Conservation, Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada

The GildedPlanet.com is excited to partner with the Charles Douglas Gilding Studio to provide you with the highest quality, hands on training for the gilding arts.

Glass Gilding. Introduction to Verre Églomisé class

Glass Gilding...Introduction to Verre Églomisé

Spring 2023 brings the return of the popular gilding workshop Glass Gilding: Introduction to Verre Églomisé to Owen Sound, Ontario by Gilder and Teacher Charles Douglas! This special One-Day Intensive Gilding Class, to be held at Georgian Bay Conservation introduces students to the art of verre églomisé with a focus on achieving a proper balance between brilliancy and bonding between the gold leaf and the glass. Explore the beautiful artistry of gilded mirrors and other gilded glass art objects and learn to gild with precious 6k white gold leaf while taking part in a demonstration with 23k gold leaf. This is a hands-on class with a focus on gilding along with general instruction on etching into the leaf and tutoring on backing up the image in oil based paints.

Gilder Charles Douglas, who began his gilding career glass gilding with the Visual Merchandising Dept. at Saks Fifth Avenue has taught in such cities as New York, Seattle, Owen Sound/Ontario, Louisville, and San Francisco while also developing an Online format through Zoom where students are guided step by step through this ancient artform.

NOTE: All materials and use of studio gilding tools are included. An optional gilding kit (not required for the class) is available from GildedPlanet.


Date Location Time Price Status Register Now
Sunday, May 7, 2023 IN PERSON Georgian Bay Conservation, Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada 10:30am - 5:00pm EST (1 hour lunch) $285.00 AVAILABLE REGISTER NOW

Class Materials

Charles Douglas Classes - Verre Églomisé

Discount code will be provided during your workshop!

Complete Class Kit - Special

CDGG/KIT $ 240.00
Purchase all the necessary tools for this Verre Églomisé educational series. Highest quality Italian Manetti 6kt White Gold leaf and all the items listed individually below.

Purchase class items individually

Re-load on essential items!!! Every artist knows that If you use your tools right, then they will preform for you. True work horses - and in a pinch, you know which are your "go-to" tools. But even your hardest working friends need refreshing. Now is your time. And enjoy a special discount on the folowing items, exclusively through the Charles Douglas Gilding Studio Workshops. Thanks for participating in our workshops!

Use discount code at checkout - provided by instructor - to save even more!

213K/3.5 $ 81.00
Pure Sable Kolinsky Gilder's Tip - Single - 3.5"w x 2"l - French
Gilder's Tip
227/1.1/2 $ 24.50
Water Size Brush for Glass gilding, 1.5". Rust Proof Ferrule
1.5in
GE/S $ 4.00
Gelatin Glue Size - 1 sheet - 40 Diamond imprint
Gelatin Size
GK/S $ 39.00
Gilders Knife - Single edge with square tip 5½" blade
Gilders Knife
GP/D $ 74.00
Gilders Pad, Delux 7" x 9.1/2" W/O SHIELD - Italian
Gilders Pad
MA6.00WH/B $ 46.00
Manetti Brand - 6kt White Gold Leaf Book - Loose Leaf
6kt Gold Leaf

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