Giltwood Frame and Object Restoration Workshop
Date: 29 June - 3 July 2015
Tutor(s): Sophie Woodhouse
Location: Oxford, UK
Number of participants: 7
This five-day practical course which will take place at the historic Art Room at Christ Church college, Oxford is aimed at all those who restore damaged giltwood artifacts (frames (picture, mirror etc.), furniture, figures, ornamentation etc.)
Techniques demonstrated and worked on in the workshop include: moulding, casting and modelling small repairs; preparation of surfaces for gilding; water and oil gilding; finishing techniques.
Where feasible, participants are encouraged to bring small items for restoration with them.