Monday, April 2, 2012

Gilded Conclusion

Today is the day we mount the project we've been working on for the past month. Hopefully, all will go well!

Here's a sneak peak. 
It involved marble dust, a special glue, clay, liquor and lots of gold leaf.

Preparing gesso

Gold leaf is on

Gold leaf is burnished

In a few days, I'll show you the finished product and some of the steps it took to get there.


  1. Annie I love gold leaf!! I am so excited to see your finished project!!

    I hope you will Come and enter my amazing Cross Bottle Guy Giveaway!

    Art by Karena

  2. I love gilt!!! I have a 'rustic' Louis Philippe mirror that needs a lot of help with the goal to gilt it. I can't wait for your project debut!!! I hope to learn a lot!
    xoxo, Chris



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