Make Like Gustav Klimt and Paint with Gold

We're going for the gold at Life with Paint's next class

Creativity 3 min read Jun 27, 2018

For those of you know don’t know, Gustav Klimt is an Austrian artist and was one of the most prominent members in the Viennese art society of his time. When we think of Gustav Klimt the first thing that comes to mind is gold. Through Gustav’s career as an artist, he went through a ‘golden phase’ where most of his paintings used extensive gold leaf — so much so that gold has practically become synonymous of his work. Here are some of his most famous paintings in gold:





The last painting, Golden Tears, will be the subject of recreation in Life with Paint’s next workshop at Mr. Tipply’s this July 17th. Reproduce the magical effect Gustav Klimt was famous for, and get to take home your very own masterpiece at the end of it!