Est. 1969

Oil Gilding

This technique is used for general decoration and with appropriate preparation oil gilding can be applied to most building surfaces, both indoors and out. Gold ‘size’, a type of glue, is applied to a well-prepared, fine ground of either paint or ‘gesso’. Gold leaf is laid on when the size is touch dry but retains enough tack for the leaf to adhere. Because of the extreme thinness of the leaf it is manipulated onto the sized surface with tools specially developed for the purpose.

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