Picture framing, gilding, decorative finishes and upholstery

Experimental metallic surfaces with Jo Mabbutt

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Explore a range of metallic media including real metal leaf, metallic powders and metallic transfer foil. Develop and combine techniques to produce a variety of dramatic metallic effects, suitable for hard and flexible surfaces - paper, card, plastics, canvas, picture frames and furniture. You will have the opportunity to build up a wide collection of experimental samples.


Jo Mabbutt

Jo's initial training was in wood graining, marbling, gilding and specialist paint finishes at Guildford College. She also gained a Cert. Ed. and taught in FE for 8 years. She up-skilled at Central St Martins and now balances being a designer/maker with teaching workshops and lecturing all over the country


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