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S605. Aluminum Leaf
This pure Aluminum leaf can be used in place of more expensive Silver Leaf. Book of 25 sheets, 5.5" x 5.5"

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S473. Tresser's gold size (pink stuff)
Tresser Gold Size. 2oz

Use this pink liquid for flat gilding on paper or most any surface. Highly recommended for its ease of use. Works best with real gold leaf.

Store at room temperature. According to the manufacturer it has a shelf life of 10 years.



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S892. Instacoll Gold Size
S892. Instacoll (was item S479) Yellow color.

Available sizes:
1oz. or 3oz. wide-mouth jars
2oz. Nalgene dropper bottle
Bulk 1-liter bottle

Reggie Ezell, Harvest Crittenden, and Sheila Waters use this synthetic size for raised, mirror-finish gilding with gold leaf. They and many others have found it easier to use than traditional gesso made from slaked plaster. Yellow color allows you to see what you have applied.

Caution: Freezing adversely affects Instacoll. Those in the North or west of the Rockies should order during the warmer months.



Click here for printed instructions on how to use this product.

Click here for Harvest Crittenden's video instructions on gilding with instacoll and a complete list of supplies in the video.





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S898. Jerry Tresser's Liquid Gesso
S898. Jerry Tresser's Liquid Gesso.

Use this prepared gesso for manuscript illumination. His special slaked plaster recipe, based on Cennini's centuries-old formula and adjusted to work with Titanium Oxide, is now available in easy-to-use liquid form! (Jerry has used this gesso for his personal work for over 30 years.) It is tinted pink using gilder's bole, the traditional pigment. The gesso comes ready to use: apply with a brush or ruling pen. An easy adjustment is made for use with pointed or broad-edged pen or quill - (directions below - never dilute with water). Stir before using to remix the ingredients. It applies smoothly with no air bubbles or pinholes (never shake to remix!). Stored tightly sealed in its liquid form in your refrigerator; it will keep for years. Does not contain White Lead, but instead uses non-poisonous Titanium dioxide for the white pigment.

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Information for using Jerry Tresser's Gesso (PDF)

Click here for instructional videos using Jerry Tresser's Liquid Gesso.



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