Oil and Water Gilding Classes with Estitxu Garcia and Fiona Athanassaki

Two Day Course
Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 June 2019, 10.30am-5.30pm
£180

You will learn the process of water and oil gilding and also the traditonal techniques of egg tempera.

Oil Gilding
You will learn how to work with oil and water size and how to apply gold and silver leaf.

Water Gilding
You will learn how to work with oil and water gilding materials, including;
how to prepare a surface for gilding
how to apply rabbit skin glue, layers of gesso and bole
how to lay gold and silver leaf
how to apply egg tempera and learn the process of sgraffito

You can bring your own projects to work on. The classes will be led by Estitxu Garcia (Unit 8, TB-25) and Fiona Athanassaki (7-209) who have many years experience of gilding techniques.

For more information please go to www.filligrana.co.uk or contact 07810 695 627 or 07710 348 926.

Images: courtesy Estitxu Garcia, 2019.