Easily apply gold leaf to any surface AND learn best acrylic painting techniques to use with leaf for exciting images
Easily add gold and other metal leaf to any surface, for fine art paintings and craft projects. Learn all the steps from start to finish, including cool tips and tricks to leaf application. Discover which types of leaf to use, optimal tools and materials, how to prepare your surface to permanently adhere the leaf, and excellent ways to seal and protect the leaf. This course then takes you even further by exploring an array of ideal acrylic painting techniques to compliment the leaf, including glazing, texture, faux tarnish effects and other contemporary paint applications.
What you’ll learn
- Apply gold or other metal leaf successfully. In addition, how to combine leaf with acrylic paint to create a finished painting.
- Some familiarity with acrylic paints and mediums would be helpful but not required.
|Creating a gold leaf surface|
|Welcome from Your Instructor||00:02:00|
|Introduction to Gold Leaf||00:07:00|
|All About Supplies for Leafing||00:06:00|
|Step One – Preparing Your Surface for Leafing||00:08:00|
|Step Two – Applying Leaf Adhesive||00:06:00|
|Step Three – Applying Leaf and Burnishing||00:09:00|
|Step Four – Removing Excess Leaf||00:04:00|
|Step Five – Sealing the Leaf||00:07:00|
|Acrylic Painting on Gold Leaf|
|Introduction to Acrylic Painting Ideas on Gold Leaf||00:05:00|
|Final Sealing Process to Protect the Leaf||00:01:00|
|Key Concepts About Painting on Leaf||00:03:00|
|Subtle Glazing Techniques||00:14:00|
|Intensely Colored Glazing Techniques||00:05:00|
|Translucent Glazing Techniques||00:07:00|
|Using Glass Bead Gel on Gold Leaf||00:06:00|
|Acrylic Paint Color on Leaf||00:03:00|
|Sanding Effects on Leaf||00:04:00|
|Pastes and Special Effects on Leaf||00:07:00|
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