Leader: Monica Weber-Butler BA
Duration: Monday 10am to 4.30pm
Venue: Coastal Craft Collective, 10 Marine Place, Seaton, Devon, EX12 2QL
The creation of elaborate, decorated letters embellished with gold leaf has a long history and great appeal.
During the day we will explore classic alphabets, border and decoration ideas and full step-by-step instructions for gilding.
We will also explore ways in which the illuminated letters can be adapted to create a truly personal gift for someone to treasure. The session will include
- design elements
- ink drawing
- colouring and gilding preparation
- gilding and framing
Monica Weber-Butler is a popular and experienced art & craft teacher who enjoys helping people develop their creative skills. She was born in Mexico, but her heart made England her home in 1985. She studied Art & Design at the University of Westminster (London), an Honours Degree in Early Childhood Studies at the University of Plymouth and has a City & Guilds Teaching Certificate.
Having lived in London for 15 years, she moved to the South-West, to the charming village of Beer, where she has lived with her family since 2000.