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WS-223 Water and Oil Gilding II: April 14-15
Instructor: Gregg Perry
$255 (Early Bird (before 2/28/2014)
Lab Fee: $50.00
School of Horology
Water and Oil Gilding II
Many collectors wooden clocks have components and ornamentation that is missing it's gilded surface due to age, wear, environmental conditions and over zealous cleanings. This 2 part 2 day each course, will provide students with theory, demonstration, and hands on practicing in the following areas; experiencing the complete water gilding and oil gilding processes, including gessoing, picking and applying Bole or clay, handling gold leaf, sealing the surface and patina. Oil gilding, students will gold leaf a metal object. Mercury or Bronze Dore will also be discussed. The lab fee will include a book of gold and basic tools to take home.
The workshop will be held at the NAWCC School of Horology on Monday-Tuesday between the hours of 8:00 and 4:00. This includes two 15 minute breaks and 1 hour for lunch.