My 'Get Creative With Gold leaf' course
If you enjoy getting creative with your interior decor, upcycling furniture, would like to learn a new craft or just want to make thoughtful, handmade gifts and cards for family and friends, this course is perfect for you.
There is no minimum skill level required and the course is suitable for all abilities. A benefit to the course being online is that you can take your time, practice and re-watch as many times as you like, and if you get really stuck you can contact me for help. Excluding the Christmas section, the course will take approx 3 hours to complete, scroll down for course breakdown.
"A brilliant gold leafing course! I've loved it and keep going back to it"
"The tutorials are fab! The leafing possibilities are endless. My furloughed days are definitely less mundane!"
"So loved doing this......I'm feeling so inspired after watching the course videos"
Introduction to gold
Materials you need for the course
Alternatively you can purchase a gold leaf starter kit
Gold & Metal Leaf explained
For this practical session you will need a flat surface to practice the basics of applying leaf and we try out some different effects
In this 2nd practical session we will take what we learnt from the last session and turn a plain pot or vase into a golden beauty
Some common problems encountered when using gold leaf and how to overcome them
I show you how to tackle uneven surfaces such as picture frames, skirting, mouldings etc
I show you how to create an aged look on furniture
I explain the options available for protecting your gold and how they show how they compare
Gold leafing at Christmas, covers 4 tutorials including cards, baubles decorations and glowing tealight holders
I talk you through how I turned an old chest of drawers into this golden beauty.