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Contemporary Gilding on Paper, Wood & Mixed Media (ONLINE)

This online workshop will introduce participants to a contemporary approach to the traditional technique of gilding (the process of applying metal leaf to a surface). Students will learn the process of preparing different material surfaces so that metal leaf can be applied and incorporated into visual compositions, through workshop exercises and experimentation.

Please note: Students will be a provided a list of materials that they will need to purchase prior to the class.

Kala will be using Zoom, an online video conferencing service to bring participants our interactive creative lessons. Kala will follow recommended security measures, and set virtual classroom expectations so we can maintain a safe and fun learning experience for all participants online.

Early Bird 10% Discount through May 15

  • Tuition: $115
  • Location: Online
  • Instructor: Solange Roberdeau
  • 2 Classes
  • Saturday, Sunday, July 23, 2022 — July 24, 2022
  • 10:00AM — 12:00PM
  • Materials to be purchased by participant


About the Instructor:

Solange Roberdeau is a visual artist whose own work explores perception and seeking out the creative potential in her immediate environments via abstract drawing. She works primarily on paper with sumi ink and uses metal leaf in her own studio practice. Solange received a BFA in Printmaking from RISD in 2005 and an MFA in Studio Art from MICA in 2012. She has taught and exhibited nationally and internationally, and has been the recipient of several artists grants incl. from the Josef and Annie Albers Foundation, CT and the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation, NM.