Photo Gilding Intro Kit for Darkroom Processes
Photo Gilding Intro Kit for Darkroom Processes— Whether you are in the darkroom printing platinum or hand-coating cyanotype, VanDyke or other alternative processes, this kit includes vellum that is not coated for inkjet printing. This economical kit gives you everything you need to start making beautiful gilded prints in your home or studio. All the handmade fun without the expense of true, precious metals! A helpful Instruction Guide is provided (adownloadable pdf) with accompanying videos.
The Standard Photo Gilding Intro Kit contains 5 x5 inch sheets of imitation gold leaf, imitation silver leaf and real copper leaf plus everything you need to make your prints glow. The Gold Leaf Intro to Gilding Kit (an optional upgrade)contains only 24K gold leaf in 3.375 x 3.375 sheets and does not include the imitation metal leaf.
If you are only working with inkjet prints, there is another Photo Gilding Intro Kit for Inkjet Prints that includes Inkjet Vellum for working with inkjet printers plus all the other materials you need.
The Photo Gilding Intro Kit for Darkroom Processes
Continuing with this emphasis on creative playfulness and education, Dan now offers a new way to enter the enchanting world of gilded prints on translucent vellum. Instead of digging through Amazon and the web, you can now purchase pre-organized kits that provide all the parts of the gilding puzzle in one, convenient box.
Photo Gilding Intro Kit for Darkroom Processes --This economical kit gives you everything you need to start making beautiful gilded prints in your home or studio. Whether you are in the darkroom printing platinum or hand-coating cyanotype, VanDyke or other alternative processes, this kit includes vellum that is not coated for inkjet printing. It's everything you need to take your alternative process work a different direction.
Included in the Photo Gilding Standard Kit for Darkroom Processes:
- Helpful, Illustrated Instruction Guide (downloadable PDF) with accompanying videos
- 12 sheets, letter-size, acid-free, darkroom vellum (not for inkjet printing)
- 10 sheets of Imitation Gold (5.5” x 5.5”)
- 10 sheets of Imitation Silver (5.5” x 5.5”)
- 10 sheets of Pure Copper (5.5” x 5.5”)
- 4 oz. of Water Based Varnish
- 2 oz. Artist’s Gesso
- 1 oz. Gilding Size
- 1 Roll Artist Tape (10 yds.)
- 2 Bristle Brushes
- 2 Foam Brushes
- 1 Foam Paint Roller
- 3 Stirring Sticks
- A jeweler’s box for your metals
- 40 Masking paper strips
- Reusable containers for size, gesso and varnish
Upgrade Option -- Photo Gilding Gold Leaf Intro Kit for Darkroom Processes: If you’re ready to dive into the world of gilding with pure gold, you can substitute 25 sheets of 24K, double-thick, patent gold leaf for the imitation metals and copper in the kit. Note: double-thick leaf is 20% thicker than normal gold leaf.
If you are only working with inkjet prints and not printing with darkroom, wet processes, you will want the Photo Gilding Intro Kit for Inkjet Prints, instead.
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