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  1. Acrylic Painting
    Hi! Recently completed a painting using both acrylic paint and imitation gold leaf. Lots of articles recommend using an isolation coat before varnishing, but many warn of the ammonia tarnishing the gold leaf. Alternatively, it's highly recommended to varnish imitation gold leaf so it does not...
  2. Oil Painting
    Hi, I have a question regarding using genuine 22k gold leaf on oil paints. I've never used gold leaf before so this will be my first time using it. I know that the oil has to be completely dry before you add the adhesive and then the gold leaf, but my questions is - can i apply adhesive and...
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