Working from pre-prepared art, students will learn how to execute a finished reverse glass gilded piece. Each student will take home 2 finished glass panels.
Workshop 1 takes place at Classic Design Studio, Noel’s Sign shop in Boise, Idaho. March 14-16, 2019 (registration filled)
Workshop 2 takes place in Astoria, Oregon in a former YMCA building that Noel’s family is working on restoring. July 18-20, 2019 (currently enrolling)
Class fees are $1500. Registration is extremely limited to maximize personalized instruction time.
Workshop fee includes some supplies. Additional supplies, accommodation, travel, and most meals are students’ responsibility. There are numerous hotels and restaurants within walking distance of both workshops.
What you will learn:
● Translating a pencil sketch to a finished glass panel
● Basic to advanced gold leaf on glass techniques
● Reverse glass painting
● Mother of pearl application
● Screen printing on glass
● Traditional and contemporary materials for glass gilding
● How to price a project
● Basic tips for on site gold leaf on glass production
What you’ll need to bring:
● #0 thru #5 lettering brushes
● 3.5” Gilders tip
● Water Size Application Brush
● 5 books of 23 karat gold
● 1 books of 16 karat gold
● 1 books of moon gold
Gold, size brush, and gilders tip from Wehrung & Billmeier Gold Leaf
Phone orders only: call (920) 459-8206
Mention it is for a Noel B. Weber Workshop and receive a discount
Brushes can be ordered from Flying Squirrel Brush Co.
797 Brush Series #0 - #8
Optional, but not required: the Flying Squirrel Tip (in addition to a standard Gilders Tip)
Workshop 1 takes place in downtown Boise, Idaho at Classic Design Studio.
Classic Design Studio is a 10 minute cab ride from the Boise Airport.
Address: 530 W Myrtle St, Boise, ID 83702
Workshop 2 takes place in downtown Astoria, Oregon at Astoria Design Studio
Astoria is a 2 hour drive from Portland near the Oregon Coast.
Busses depart daily from the Portland Amtrak station at 9:30am and 6:20pm. (Note, it takes about 1 hour to get from the Portland airport to the Portland Amtrak station.)
Contact Noel Weber Jr at email@example.com