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Silver and Gold Leafing Workshop with Marcy Palmer – ONLINE

September 11, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Learn about artwork created with silver and gold leaf, as well as the techniques to make your own silver / gold leafed work!

The class will include an overview of artworks and artists that incorporate gold or silver in their work and demonstrations of the techniques used to apply silver and gold leaf.

You will create and discuss your own works using these techniques.

Two Saturdays: Sept 11 and Sept 25  2021  10 am to 12 pm EST


Session 1 – Introductions, presentation of artists/artwork using silver or gold leaf, demonstration of the techniques, questions, discussion

Session 2 – Additional techniques for application of materials to works, student presentations of the works they created with discussion, questions, etc.

Member Price: $165

Non-Member Price: $195

Materials list for each student to purchase on their own will be sent prior to the start of the course.

Maximum enrollment – 14 students

Instructor: Marcy Palmer

Image of Marcy PalmerMarcy Palmer’s work circles around themes of home, beauty, nature, and science. Marcy has an M.F.A. in Photography & Related Media from the School of Visual Arts and a B.S. in Studio Art from Skidmore College.
Marcy’s work has been exhibited nationally and internationally at various spaces including The Griffin Museum of Photography, The Brooklyn Museum of Art, The Center for Photographic Art, The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, The Center for Fine Art Photography, The Berlin Biennial of Fine Art and Documentary Photography (GE), The Watershed Media Centre (UK), and other venues. Her work has been written about in The Boston Globe Sunday Edition, D Magazine, Humble Arts Foundation, and other publications. Marcy released a book with Yoffy Press at the end of 2020, titled “You Are Eternity, You Are the Mirror”. She lives and works in Dallas, TX.

Instagram – @marcy_palmer
View Marcy Palmer’s website


Featured image © Marcy Palmer, “Dancing Leaves”, 24k gold leaf gilded vellum with archival UV varnish and wax, 2018


September 11, 2021
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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