Water Gilding Companion Course

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The Ancient Art of Water Gilding

Tracing, incising & relief work on gesso

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In this video we learn how to trace a pattern onto the gessoed board and then incise it so it is visible even under the layers of bole and gold. We also learn the art of making relief work on the board which can later be gilded or painted, producing a lovely 3D effect. MATERIALS…