REFERENCES

The décor artist, if not a gilder by profession better know the basics of gilding. Tempera and rabbit skin glue technique, oil gilding, patina and matting techniques, work with glued or loose gold, are all bases one must master for just “simple” jobs.

THE GOLDEN INSCRIPTIONS

"The golden inscriptions". For the restoration of the Claverie Establishment, the engraved stones and the stamped lettering were first stripped and then regilded.

THE UNDER GLASS PIECES

"The under glass pieces". Details of a Benoit and Sons under-glass piece, assignment from interior architect Mathieu Lenorman.
Back to the original look restoration of the pictorial décor of 20 tiles, highlights in 24carats gold leaf.

VERRE ÉGLOMISÉ

"Verre églomisé". Matte and glossy gilding sandwich glass. Commault House in Versailles, Montreuil neighborhood.

GOLD POWDER

"Gold powder". Faux marble and mosaic with golden beads made of real gold powder. Oil mixture. Bathroom. Boulogne Billancourt

MOLDINGS

"Moldings". Worksite “Les métiers du Bois”, Chateau of Chantilly. Gold leaf gilding on several moldings of the woodwork. Oil gilding technique.