Glass Gilding Workshops with Estitxu Garcia (2 Mar 2019)

Course Information

This class is suitable for people interested in learning about the processes of glass, oil and water gilding. You will learn how to apply a variety of metal leaf types to glass, including real gold and silver leaf. There will be an opportunity for people of all levels to further develop their skills.

Gilding on glass, also known as Verre Eglomisé, is the process of applying precious metals such as gold, silver, platinum and palladium on to the back of glass, depending on the required effect. In this class you will be given a brief introduction to the Verre Eglomisé technique, then learn how to apply a variety of metal leaf types to glass including how to use a gilder's pad, squirrel brush and gilders knife and finally, how to transfer an image onto the glass to create your own bespoke design.

Price: £90 for the day

Classes are led by Estitxu Garcia (TB-25), a practicing expert in the Verre Eglomisé technique.

For further information visit www.filigrana.co.uk or call Estitxu on 07810 695 627.