Gold Leaf Inspired by Illuminated Art

February 28, 2017
5:30 - 8:30 PM

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Tuesday, February 28

The decorated letter is a staple in illuminated manuscripts, and gold leaf is used often to achieve certain results. Learn about the role of decorated letters and gold leafing by viewing historical and contemporary examples. Students will learn to apply gold leaf with traditional glair and contemporary adhesives, and add semi opaque watercolor to create decorations from the simple to the complex.

$40 members • $55 nonmembers

Instructor: Trina Drotar

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About the Instructor:

Trina L. Drotar is a visual and literary artist whose work has been exhibited internationally and is held in several collections, including those of the National Museum of Women in the Arts and Sacramento City College. She has curated several shows, founded Amber Moon Press, has taught for more than 20 years, and believes art should always be fun.


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No experience is required unless noted. The Museum provides student-quality supplies included in the fee unless indicated otherwise. Students are welcome to bring their personal supplies; however there is no discount for doing so. Oil paints are not allowed in studio classrooms. Registered students are not permitted to bring guests.

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