The Art Gilding Academy: Silver & Gold Leafing Classes

Student Gilding on Paper Mache

Whether you are a beginner or would like to learn more complex gold leafing skills, the Art Gilding Academy has a course to suit you.

Learn the skills and techniques to apply gold leaf to your own projects!

Have you ever dreamed of having the skills to apply gold leaf to frames, ornaments, furniture or artwork? Would you like to gild a cornice, ceiling or an entire wall yourself?

You may want to:

  • Learn how to gild as a fun hobby
  • Add another skill and more income to your business, or
  • Start a lucrative new business as a gilder

Free golden information evening

Enjoy a free evening of food and wine decorated with 24-carat gold. Yes, gold is natural mineral and perfectly safe to eat! Watch a gilding demonstration with real gold leaf and admire Art Gilding’s amazing studio.

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Golden Weekend – 2 day gilding workshop

This intensive weekend course will add a wonderful niche skill and profit stream to your business. Learn how to gild picture-frames, mirrors, furniture, cornices and even entire walls.

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Gilding Master Class – learn gilding, everything you need to know

Learn everything you need to know about gilding in this 9-day course and become a professional gilder. Perfect for those who want to create a new business and add to an existing business.

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Whatever your ambitions are, the Art Gilding Academy can give you the skills to do it. Art Gilding can also provide the materials you’ll need for your own projects at competitive prices.

No less then a Master Craftsman to teach you

All courses are taught by our expert Master Craftsman, Karl Eggert who is renowned for his passion in passing on the skills of this fine craft.

No previous skills or experience is necessary. You will be shown the step-by-step methods and techniques used in this amazing craft.

For more information please call Art Gilding on 02 9310 3007


Student working on water gilding after some gold leafing lessons

Water Gilding







Student Gilding on Paper Mache

Student gilding on paper mache







Student with Glass Gilding Project

Student with glass gilding project