mordant gilding

mordant gilding
   Oil gilding.

Glossary of Art Terms. 2014.

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  • oil gilding —    Also known as mordant gilding, this is attaching gold leaf to a non absorbent surface which has been coated with a mordant size (an adhesive) either a slow drying type containing linseed oil, or a quick drying type sometimes called japan gold… …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • gild and gilding —    Applying gold leaf. See fire gilding (ormolu), oil gilding (mordant gilding), and water gilding. Also see bole, gilt, sculpture, and semi matt …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • water gilding —    The application of gold leaf to a surface of gesso (or whiting) which may have been coated with bole, and this covered with a water and glue. The gold is then burnished. This is a better technique than oil gilding (also known as mordant… …   Glossary of Art Terms

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