Calligraphy for Beginners: Gold Leaf Gilding & Tooling Techniques

This course is designed to introduce people to the Art of Calligraphy and the decorative art form of Gilding that accompanied many historical Manuscripts. This module will focus on the art of Gilding - the application of gold leaf and tooling techniques. We will start with an understanding and experimentation of historical and modern size or glues used to adhere the gold. This will be applied to a decorative letter or design. This course is designed for beginners.

DELIVERY MODE

  • Face-to-Face

COURSE OUTLINE

Calligraphy Kit available for new students for $30 (not included in course fee)

  • Introduction to gilding techniques
  • Introduction to various glues/size
  • Introduction to application of gold leaf and tooling techniques.
  • Study of Medieval manuscripts displaying this art form.

PLANNED LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Understand the gilding process.
  2. Apply gold leaf to experimental designs.
  3. Apply tooling techniques.
  4. Apply all techniques learnt to a decorated letter.
$145 Limited / $131

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10 Nov

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