Furniture, & Architectural Detail
Gilding the Buddah
...a Study in Oil Gilding
New York: October 4, 2016
Traditional Water Gilding
New York: October 5-7, 2016
Seattle: November 17-19, 2016
Glass Gilding: Gilded Mirrors...the Foundation for Verre Églomisé
Seattle: October 14-15, 2016
WA...Charles Douglas, a traditional gilder in private practice in the Pacific
Northwest, specializes in both custom gilding and restoration of gold leaf gilded frames,
furniture, architectural, and sacred gilding. Located along the northern tip of Lake Union in the Gasworks Gallery building,
Charles' focus is on contemporary and period-influenced hand finished gilded picture and mirror frames, furniture, and
glass gilded mirrors based on the beautiful gilding art form of verre églomisé. His diverse selection of projects extend from luxury yacht interiors
and residences to liturgical gilding and altars.
A long-time member of the Society of Gilders and former editor of the society's International
Gilding Journal, Charles is a committed teacher of the gilding arts and offers classes in a variety of gold leaf gilding methods
and techniques in Seattle and New York.
Whether you're an interior designer, architect, or private party, or someone simply interested in experiencing
this ancient craft through one of the gilding classes, you will find Charles Douglas Gilding Studio a helpful resource
for all your gilding needs. If you have further questions please feel free to call or email anytime!