We had a great time with Annie, several decorative artisans from GMDA as well as CADA came to learn the secrets of Architectural Gilding on Thursday and Glass Gilding on Friday. We even had a student come down all the way from New Jersey! Here are some photos...enjoy!
Annie talking about the gilder's knife.
Melanie Kershner and Leslie Nesbitt practicing cutting and laying 23k leaf with Karen Jones looking on.
Annie placing the first leaf on glass.
My panel gilded, waiting for size to dry.
All dry, look at that shine!
My piece on the left, Deb Watson's on the right.
A closer look...