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Master Class: Gold Gilding
Date: Saturday October 3, 2009, at 10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Location: Museum Studios, Getty Center
Admission: Tickets required. Please call

Medieval and Renaissance artists embellished manuscripts with shimmering leaves of hammered gold and fine metallic pigment. Join artist Sylvana Barrett for this day-long master class and explore historic techniques of raised, burnished, and water gilding as well as flat, mat, and embellished techniques drawn from period treatises. Course fee (includes materials and box lunch) $145. Open to 20 participants.
Course repeats Saturday, December 12.