Gilded Edges – Part One


Inspired by antique photo albums, Linda’s been exploring how adding gold to the edges of sketchbooks and altered books can provide a beautiful decorative finish to frame a page. Join her to see how to recreate similar effects in your own books.

Approximate run time: 17 minutes

Presenter: Linda Kemshall

Add a touch of gold to your sketchbooks and altered books for a truly decorative finish.
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To work along with the ideas in this class you’ll need:

sketchbook or altered book
gold metallic acrylic paint
bulldog clip
flat paintbrush
gold metallic oil pastel
watercolour paint
compressed sponge print block
gold metallic pen
gold metallic acrylic ink

The other workshops in this course...

A Glint of Gold

See how Laura’s used gold leaf to gild fabric for her quilts and discover her tips and techniques for best results.

All That Glitters

Laura explores the different paints and other media to use when you want to add a glint of gold to your work. See how she uses gilding with faux gold leaf to add beautiful richness to her sketchbook pages.

Gilded Edges – Part Two

If decorating edges works in a sketchbook, then it’ll work for your textile pieces too. Join Linda to see how she’s been focussing attention on the edges of her quilts large and small.