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 goes even further with many ideas to combine leaf and acrylic paint. This includes many painting techniques to compliment the leaf, such as glazing, texture, faux tarnish effects and other contemporary paint applications.
MAKE SURE TO DOWNLOAD THE PDFs! There are 2 pdf's included in the project's section which list supplies, suppliers, all the steps from the video and a ton of ideas for painting with leaf.
What will you learn? Apply gold or other metal leaf successfully. In addition, how to combine leaf with acrylic painting for exciting contemporary images.
Requirements: Some familiarity with acrylic paints and mediums would be helpful but not required.
Who is this for? Anyone wanting to use gold leaf (real or imitation) for fine art painting or craft projects.
Gold leaf a surface of your choice. Follow instructions in the videos to properly seal it for painting. Paint your picture on it. Enjoy the beauty of gold leaf!
See the attached pdf with many more painting projects using gold leaf and acrylic paint. There is a second pdf with all supplies and links for suppliers. This one also gives updated information on the sealing process which can be a bit tricky. Please make sure to read this document for best results when sealing the leaf.