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Turning Over a New Leaf

With Rosalee Anderson

Starting Date : 6 May 2023

Fees : HK$ 1,000 or US$ 130

Workshop Description

This "Spring" design entails several elements which all contribute to a satisfying whole: a continuous twisting leaf motif, a decorated initial letter, flat and raised gilding, a damascene pattern, the addition of a vine - all of which you can mix and match to create a design of your own.

Lesson 1 - We will be learning how to draw a continuous leaf, which twists and turns as it enhances the initial letter. We will also be doing flat and raised gilding - flat gilding a larger area than normal, and we will compare different sizings to that end. We will begin to paint the first design. You will need to have design 1 transferred onto a 7" x 7" piece of 140# paper and ready to paint. 

Lesson 2 - We will continue painting design 1, and start design 2. Design 2 builds on the first design, expanding and raised/flat gilding areas, continues the new leaf while adding a vine, and introduces a damascene pattern in the background of the S. These techniques will be of value to you in your own designs. 

Lesson 3 - We will continue what we haven't finished from lesson 2, and, if time permits, will expand further on the S design, providing more areas for raised/flat gilding.

Note to Students

  •  This is a live online workshop via Zoom (please make sure you have a Zoom account to access the workshop)

  • All live sessions will be recorded and available for 60 days following the final class.

  • All recordings expires on Friday, 21 July, 2023 at 12:00 pm Hong Kong Standard Time.

  • Student can submit homework to the discussion board for Rosalee to critique.

  • Recommended supply list, handouts, zoom links and recordings are available on the workshop page three weeks (or as soon as practicable) before the first session. Click here for user guide on how to access your workshop page.

  • All workshop dates and times are according to the Hong Kong Standard Time. 

Workshop Schedule

Lesson 1

Saturday, 6 May, 2023

20:30 pm - 22:30 pm (Hong Kong Standard Time)

Lesson 2

Saturday, 13 May, 2023

20:30 pm - 22:30 pm (Hong Kong Standard Time)

Lesson 3

Saturday, 20 May, 2023

20:30 pm - 22:30 pm (Hong Kong Standard Time)

Refund Policy

All sales are final and fees paid for the online workshop are non-refundable.

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