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Masterclass: Preparation for Traditional Gold Finishing - Tips and Techniques - 18th December 2021

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A lot of preparations goes into Traditional Gold Finishing before you can even start to tool. Preparation of the glaire, cleaning down the leather and working out your design.

This class is not a requirement, but will show you all the little technical tricks and tips to get started. You shall be making you own:
Gold Cushion
Gold rubber
Glaire
Making placards
Working out how to 'run up a spine'

It includes a first introduction to Gold Tooling with real 23.5K golf leaf on a variety of different leathers.
No need to bring a book. Everything shall be provided for.

Price with tools includes a gold knife, all materials for making a gold cushion and a booklet of gold and single line finishing tool, along with all other necessary materials and tools to use in class.

Price without tools includes all materials for making a gold cushion along with all other necessary materials and tools to use in class.

Date: 18th December 2021
Time: 9.30 - 3.30pm

Join us for a fantastic day in a Traditional Bindery, located in the heart of Sydney.
Taught by Bookbinder Isabelle McGowan with 15 years teaching of experience in Europe.

Other Information:
Bottled water, Tea, coffee and biscuits are provided free for you to help yourself throughout the day.

Please note:
This is an advance technical workshop. You need to have completed at least Level 2 of our courses or be a competent and confident binder.

Refunds:
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Workshop written and delivered by Isabelle McGowan © 2021 Isabelle McGowan. All rights reserved.