This process uses true gesso, clay bole, rabbit skin glues, and agate burnishing tools. It produces a beautiful mirror shine. Traditional Water Gilding is one of the true 'foundational' gilding techniques that most contemporary processes build upon. It is this technique that the masters of old used to create many of the gilded panels, objects, and furniture that are housed in museums worldwide.
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Be guided through each step of this beautiful, ancient method of gold leaf gilding for use on such objects as picture frames, furniture, and architectural detail. Students will learn Online to prepare rabbit skin glue, traditional gesso, and clay bole grounds followed by laying and burnishing genuine 23 kt gold leaf and basic toning.
Water Gilding Tool Kit - Includes all the tools and materials to apply Genuine Gold Leaf in the Traditional Water Gilding Method. Basic Kit contains: Gilder's Pad (Plain 6" x 6" American W/O shield), Gilder's Mop, Agate Burnisher (SL5 - see catalog), 3 " Gilder's Tip brush, Gilder's Knife (Double edge with round tip 5 ½" blade), two 3/4" Brushes, Oil free steel wool, Vaseline Petroleum Jelly, Cotton, Stirrers, Wet/dry paper. Does not include Genuine Gold leaf.
Tradional Water GIlding Tool Kit
Includes all the tools and materials to apply Genuine Gold Leaf in the Traditional Water Gilding Method. Basic Kit contains: 22kt Genuine Gold leaf book - surface leaf, 90 grams Pebble Rabbit Skin Glue, 200 grams red gilder's clay, 200 grams yellow gilder's clay, 1 lb. French whiting for gesso, 600 grit wet/dry sandpaper, 4 wooden mixing sticks
Traditional Water Gilding Kit
Water Gilding Tool Kit - Includes all the tools and materials to apply Genuine Gold Leaf in the Traditional Water Gilding Method.
GILDER’S KIT FOR “WATER GILDING” CLASSES by Charles Douglas.
KIT TO INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING ITEMS
- 213K/3.5 - 3 1/2" Kolinsky Gilder's tip brush.
- MA13 - Agate Burnisher
- MA42 - Agate Burnisher - OPTIONAL
- 61/2 - Mop Brush - 2 inch
- 625/1 - Mop Brush - 1 inch *** (TWO BRUSHES) **
- GK/S - Gilder's Knife - Single edge.
- GP/D -Gilder's Pad - 6 inch
- 943/3/4 - Mop Brush - 3/4 inch
- CARB3/1 - Whiting
- RSG330/1 - Farmer's Glue
- 3355P - 5oz Jar Red Bole Clay - WET
- MA23.00DB/B - 23KT Double Gold Leaf Book. Loose leaf. 25 lvs.
Charles Douglas Classes - Tradional Water Gilding Tool Kit
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