Gilding & Frame Restoration

Co-sponsored by Eastern Mass. Guild of Woodworkers

Restore antique gilded picture and mirror frames with genuine gold leaf, using traditional water and oil gilding methods. Learn to make gilder’s gesso and bole, create molds to replace missing ornaments, repair damaged gesso and tone gold leaf repairs. Bring an object to restore. The instructor will review tools and materials needed in the first class. Offered in fall term only. Limit 12 students

Course Number

AC160

Class Size

12

Age Range

17+, teens by permission

Skill Level

All Levels

Prerequisite

None 

Materials

$15 payable in class (does not include tools or gold leaf).

Additional materials will be discussed in class.

Instructor, Schedule, and Cost

FALL 2018 


Section 1: 12 Mondays, 7–9:30pm

Instructor: Nancy Dick-Atkinson

1F: Sept 17–Dec 17 (no class Oct 8, Nov 12)

$400. CLOSED 

Materials: $15 payable in class (does not include tools or gold

leaf). Additional materials will be discussed in class.