Discover Gilding – 4 hour Workshop (Tuesdays)

Learn Gilding The Easy Way

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Back by popular demand now as daytime class

We welcome back the 4 hour Discover Gilding Workshop

Your final project is either an impressive oval plaque or a Buddha Head. Learn how to apply Faux gold leaf, seal it for durability and add patina to make the plaque look 100 years old in a few minutes.

Useful technique for picture- and mirror frames and furniture etc.

Only six students per class.

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What you will learn
  • Learn how to apply Faux gold leaf, seal it for durability.
  • Add patina to make the plaque look 100 years old in a few minutes.
  • Discover and enhance your creativity!
What you will get
  • All tuition and materials
  • Your project – a beautiful plaque

What to bring
  • Just your enthusiasm!
What to wear


Appropriate for

Lovers of art and craft - 18 years plus prefered

Refreshment served during break


The Art Gilding Academy

Vendor since 2016

Whether you are a beginner or would like to learn more complex gold leafing skills, the Art Gilding Academy has a course to suit you.Learn the skills and techniques to apply gold leaf to your own projects!

Have you ever dreamed of having the skills to apply gold leaf to frames, ornaments, furniture or artwork? Would you like to gild a cornice, ceiling or an entire wall yourself?

You may want to:

- Learn how to gild as a fun hobby

- Add another skill and more income to your business, or

- Start a lucrative new business as a gilder

Whatever your ambitions are, the Art Gilding Academy can give you the skills to do it. Art Gilding can also provide the materials you’ll need for your own projects at competitive prices.

No less then a Master Craftsman to teach you!

All courses are taught by our expert Master Craftsman, Karl Eggert who is renowned for his passion in passing on the skills of this fine craft.

No previous skills or experience is necessary. You will be shown the step-by-step methods and techniques used in this amazing craft.

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Refund & Cancellation Policy

The Art Gilding Academy requires 48 hours notice via email prior to the start of a class or event for a full refund or transfer.  Refunds and transfers will not be processed if cancellation occurs within 48 hours of the event commencing. We do not offer refunds for missed classes. There are no fees for refunds or transfers. For cancellations prior to the 48 hour cut off, email The Art Gilding Academy to organise a refund or transfer

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Terms & Conditions

Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at The Art Gilding Academy or organised by The Art Gilding Academy must agree to these terms and conditions.


I agree to take on full responsibility for any damages, injuries and for physical and/or personal property, which I might incur whilst participating in classes and/or events organised by The Art Gilding Academy.


I agree to give The Art Gilding Academy unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at The Art Gilding Academy classes and events or on The Art Gilding Academy's premises. (For use of The Art Gilding Academy marketing materials).


The Art Gilding Academy requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer. 


In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit.

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