Traditional signwriter gilder Nick Garrett London – Oil Gilding secrets

Oil Gilding – secrets and problem solving insights

There are a few important tips you need to know in order to achieve great results in various conditions.

Gilding, Murals and Architectural works: I found this useful article below and edited it adding some extra detail, tips and trix. ¬†Coming from a long family history of gilding going back 3 generations I am a task master of these skills – I love gilding and it’s great fun! Once you work with gold, life is simply gleaming ūüôā

Doric pillar in Mansion House ... freshly gilded !!

Good gilding is all about being organised, relaxed and methodological Рgold picks up on static and stress so my Tai Chi skills really pay off!  

ARTICLE: Gilding Secrets, Nick Garrett 

¬† ¬†Click image for ‘gilding skills’ Gallery

Ornate verre eglomis√© – Sampling

Visual below to be created on plate glass in white and yellow 23ct gold.

This panel is 20cm x 20cm and just started.

The outline is down and next comes second coat Р then the gold

The finished article.