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Marbling Weekend Course

Icon Gilding & Decorative Surfaces Group

From: Saturday 31.08.19
at 10:00am
To: Sunday 01.09.19
at 4:30pm

529, Kingsland Road

London, E8 4AR



Event type: 

The Icon Gilding and Decorative Surfaces Group has teamed up with ‘The Paint Effect’ specialist decoration school and together are offering a unique series of courses in paint finishing which will broaden your experience of painting and fine decoration.

Event description: 

Courses will suit all levels of experience and build upon each other as your confidence with different materials grows. Lose your fear of painting, enjoy the process and come learn a new trick or two!

Marbling Weekend

A comprehensive course which will begin by covering aspects of glazing and paint finishing required as a foundation on which to build marble effects. You will learn techniques to achieve detailed layering and flourishes creating an impressive and convincing illusion. The course will cover the use of acrylic and oil glazes as well as some hidden tools and tricks of the trade used to create imitation marble. The course will also explore the natural formation of marble and its translation from raw material into a decorative and architectural feature.

This weekend course will cover the following marbles: Carrara, Sienna, Lapis Lazuli, Portoro and Malachite

Weekend courses run from 10am-4:30pm.

Course includes tools and materials with light refreshment.