Holly Monroe - Gold, Gold, Gold - Nov 20

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GOLD... GOLD... GOLD!
Holly Monroe
November 20, 2022: 10-5 EST

Simple Decorative Gold Methods for Calligraphers and Artists.

Join Holly Monroe as she leads you through a variety of simple gold and gold leaf methods to enhance your calligraphy projects, whether traditional or contemporary. Each one works a little differently and it is good to know a variety of methods, for the various surfaces you may want to apply gold to.
Register Today and enjoy this fabulous One of a Kind Workshop.

Supplies: 

Gold Gouache -

  • FineTec (any shade gold) (S1000) or Schmincke (SG893-F) or Winsor Newton
  • Gold Leaf - 23k Patent X Gold Leaf (half a book) (S189) (S189-5)
  • Gold Size (S473) (S1110)
  • Liquid Gesso (S898)
  • Instacoll (S892)
  • Gum Ammoniac (optional) (I87)
  • Illuminators Bole (optional)  (S926)

PAPERS:

  • Arches HP - 140 lb. 1 full sheet (Cut into 9x12 sheets) (PS00) (PS47)
  • Tracing Paper - 8.5 x 11, one or two sheets (P112)
  • Glassine - 5’ x 5' square (PA94-SQ)

BRUSHES: A few Synthetic brushes - not expensive ones, to lay the sticky bases down.

  • One medium brush - to fill in a letter (BR26)
  • One smaller brush - pointed. #1 and #00 (for detail work) (BR26)
  • Soft brush - to brush off excess gold. (BR24)

PENS: Ruling Pen - an inexpensive one (see sample picture) -

  • Nibs & Holder- (#1, #1.5, Brause, and/or a Pointed nib) (N04) (N07) (N120) (H104) (H39)
    OTHER: Agate Burnisher - Lipstick shape or ‘houndstooth’ shape is fine. (S194) (S903)
  • Breathing Tube - wide bamboo (larger than a straw)
  • Fine Exacto Knife (S417)
    PLUS:
  • Paper towels (S817), drawing pencil (PL38), eraser (E13), scissors, water pot (S1005), mixing tray with 6 wells (S679), clean scrap of stiff plastic (old credit card). Stirring Sticks - (small 3-4” wooden),
  • Saral Transfer Paper - 6”x8” is enough (S612)
  • Watercolor or gouache to add color (WNWC1) (WNG1)
    (time permitting). Use what you have on hand.
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