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Gold Leaf Gilding Workshops
 
Introduction to Gold Leaf Gilding - Feb. 1, 2014
Oil Gilding - Feb. 8, 2014
Glass Gilding - Feb. 22, 2014
Traditional Water Gilding with Crackle Gesso - March 13, 14, 15 2014
The Golden Age of 17th c Holland:
Creating the Dutch Black Finish - March 22, 2014
 
(Register Below)
 
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Water Gilding Workshop
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Including: The Art of Crackle Gesso, Mordant/Oil Gilding,
Dutch Black Frames,Glass Gilding, & Traditional Water Gilding

Workshop Location:
CHARLES DOUGLAS GILDING STUDIO
Gasworks Gallery Building
3815 4th Ave NE (off Northlake Ave.)
Seattle, WA 98105
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Registration

Register Early! - Space is limited to 8 students per Session
 
To Register online with PayPal for faster processing 
     a.) Choose the Workshop Session in the drop down menu below
     b.) Click Add To Cart to register for a Workshop
     c.) Workshop confirmation will be sent to you by email
     d.) Directions to the Studio and a listing of local hotel accommodations
          may be found Here on the website.
     e.) Questions? Please contact Charles Douglas Gilding Studio by at
         charles.studio@usa.net or call 206)795-8376

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Day

Date

Time

Class

Class Fee
Includes all supplies, gold leaf, & use of tools
 
Location
 
Sat.
 
February 1, 2014
11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Intro to Gold Leaf Gilding
$150.00
(All materials included)

Select Date

Charles Douglas Gilding Studio
 
3815 4th Ave. NE
Seattle, WA 98105
 
(North Lake Union)
 
Sat.
 
February 8, 2014
11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Oil Gilding
$150.00
(All materials included)

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Charles Douglas Gilding Studio
 
3815 4th Ave. NE
Seattle, WA 98105
 
(North Lake Union)
 
Sat.
February 22, 2014
11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Glass Gilding: as used in verre églomisé
$165.00
(All materials included)

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Charles Douglas Gilding Studio
 
3815 4th Ave. NE
Seattle, WA 98105
 
(North Lake Union)
 
Thurs, Fri, & Sat
March 13, 14, 15, 2014
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Traditional Water Gilding with Crackle Gesso
$650.00
(Gold Leaf, Frame, Materials and Museum Field Trip included)

Select Date

Charles Douglas Gilding Studio
 
3815 4th Ave. NE
Seattle, WA 98105
 
(North Lake Union)
 
Sat.
March 22, 2014
11:00 am to 5:00 pm
The Golden Age of 17th c Holland: Creating the Dutch Black Finish
$150.00
(All materials included)

Select Date

Charles Douglas Gilding Studio
 
3815 4th Ave. NE
Seattle, WA 98105
 
(North Lake Union)
 

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To Register by Mail
 
    a). Download and print the registration form (see link below)
    b). Complete and mail Registration Form with check
    c). Workshop confirmation will be sent to you along with directions
         to the workshop location and a listing of hotel accommodations  

Download Workshop Registration Form Here

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Oil Gilding…and other Mordants

Workshop Fee: $150.00 (includes materials and use of all gilding tools)

Mordant gilding, the application of any of a variety of binders onto a prepared ground to adhere gold leaf, is a centuries old gilding technique. Many examples can be found in Cennini’s 15th c treatise “Il Libro dell’ Arte”, including the preparation of oil size.

 

Students are guided through the oil gilding process as used for applying gold, silver, and other metal leaves to frames, furniture, and decorative objects. Other suitable materials for oil gilding include glass and stone.

 

Each student is provided an unfinished picture frame to gild and take home, using an acrylic emulsion mordant and brass leaf. Students also participate in a hands-on oil gilded class project using genuine 23k gold leaf.

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Workshop Dates: Oil Gilding…and other Mordants

11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


 

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Restoring a 22 kt Antique Water Gilded Sconce
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Happy and contented student...

 

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CHARLES DOUGLAS GILDING STUDIO
by appointment
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Gasworks Gallery Building
3815 4th Avenue NE
Seattle, WA 98105
 
(Corner of  4th and N. Northlake Way
across from Ivar's on the
northern end of Lake Union)

 
Phone: (206) 795-8376
 
 

email: charles.studio@usa.net