Geometric Design and Calligraphy on Gold Leaf

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Date: Sunday 22 Nov, 2015 - Sunday 22 Nov, 2015
Time: 05:30 pm - 07:00 pm
Venue: 1971 - Design Space, The Flag Island, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Fees: AED 30

Gold leaf is gold that has been hammered into thin sheets by goldbeating and is often used for gilding.

Gold leafing (gold-leaf gilding) is the process of layering very thin sheets of gold (or imitation gold) onto a specially prepared hard surface such as metal or wood, or paper or vellum, to create a brilliant metallic and shiny effect.

 I n this workshop, participants will learn how to develop intricate calligraphy designs in a single stroke using bamboo pen on gold leaf.They will also learn about the different techniques for using gold leaf for their artworks .

Golden Leaf designs can be used for calligraphy, geometric patterns, picture frames, mirror frames, furniture of all shapes and types, art objects (especially sculptural), ceramics, and architectural ornaments.

To register please contact Maraya Art Centre on +971 6 556 6555 or by email