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Page Dazzle: Gilding with Patent Gold and Palladium Leaf

(1 Full-Day Workshop with Suzanne Moore)

Date: Friday, November 9, 2018
Time: 9:00 – 5:30 pm
Location: St. Mary’s University, 14500 Bannister Road SE, Calgary
Fee: $175 + $15 materials’ fee + GST (including gold & palladium leaf, papers & most tools for the class)
Facilitator: Suzanne Moore, renowned lettering artist, printmaker & artist

Who is welcome? Lettering artists, calligraphers and all artists interested in using gold leaf on paper

This 1-day workshop may be an introduction or a chance for you to revisit the process of laying patent gold leaf successfully, and texturing it in a variety of ways. Using thinned PVA as the base medium, we will use an array of tools and experiment with various papers to create a series of samples and a decorated letter.

The range of applications and effects may surprise you. Participants will create flat (thin) leafed designs in 2 colors of gold leaf and palladium leaf, on paper, and burnish (to create a brilliant shine) or texture our designs with paper or cloth to create dimension with subtle debossing or goffering.

Suzanne Moore: is one of 3 Americans on the team who created contemporary interpretive illuminations for The Saint John’s Bible, the Wales-based project led by Donald Jackson. Commissioned by the Abbey at St. John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota, this is the first hand-written and illuminated Bible created in 500 years.

This series is subject to minimum enrolment.

For more information please contact:
Elizabeth Cressman,
Continuing Education Coordinator
Email: elizabeth.cressman@stmu.ca


This course is currently at capacity. Please complete the registration form, regardless, to be entered on to a very short waiting list.

Cancellation Policy at StMU:
Partial refunds are provided for cancellations up to 7 days prior to the first class: a $50 administration fee is retained by StMU for costs incurred. No refunds are provided with less than 7 days cancellation.

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