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IMITATION GOLD LEAF “2,5”

code CDO66O06
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Description

Very thin leaves made up of pure metals alloy, they are ideal to confer special metalized effects upon every kind of surface. They are mostly used in gilding technique, both traditional and not traditional.

Packaging

Cod. CDO66O06 - 25 leaves 14x14cm
Cod. CDO66O06.500 - 500 leaves 16x16cm
Cod. CDO66O06.10000 - 10000 leaves 16x16cm

Method of Usage

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Apply one hand of Acrylic White Gesso Primer by brush, or by spray (in this case diluting it with 10-20% water). Let it dry 4-6 hours.


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when the primer is dry apply one layer of Waterbased Goldsize or Oilbased Goldsize and wait the complete drying; when the goldsize has dried, after about 4-6hrs, a sticky surface will be obtained.


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Take the gold leaf using a paper-made spatula and put it on the whole surface treated with goldsize. Where the leaf doesn’t adhere perfectly, push it with a cotton bun.


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Wait about 6-8 hrs for the leaf to be pasted properly, then take away the exceeding pieces of leaf with a soft brush. Finally apply one hand of Spray Varnish or Zapon Lack.

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