Reverse Glass Gilding Course 29th March – 2nd April 2021

Virtual courses with Joby Carter & Aaron Stephens

NEW: with recordings, Join Joby and Aaron for this series of five, one-hour live sessions on reverse glass gilding, live from the Carters paintshop.

Aaron will be demonstrating traditional skills and expert tips that he has acquired through hours of practise.

Monday 29th March – Friday 2nd April 2021, 18:00 – 19:00 UK Time


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Creating beautiful lettering and design in reverse on glass.

Join Joby and Aaron for a series of five virtual sessions broadcasted live plus this course includes recordings that will be sent to you for you to refer back to.

Reverse glass guiding isn’t common place on vintage fairground rides but is more commonly found on shop fronts, pubs and restaurants. Through investing hours of his own time Aaron has now become arguably a leading expert in this field.

Having specifically adapted the content of this course you will be shown how reverse glass gilding created from start to finish.

What you will learn:

  • How to design a silkscreen
  • Basic screen printing
  • Water gilding on glass
  • The basics of glass gilding
  • Oil gilding on glass
  • Laying out to reverse paint glass
  • Blending on glass
  • Mother of pearl on glass
  • Blending shades of leaf
  • Basic rule shipping of glass

This is a unique chance to hear Joby and Aaron share some of their signwriting and painting expertise.

Please note; we will discuss hydrofluoric acid etching but we will not be demonstrating this technique.

Virtual Session Access

Access to the virtual sessions are via Zoom, you will need to follow the link in your booking confirmation email to access the meeting.

Course sales will close when we sell out or before the course begins.

Next steps

When you place your order you will be emailed an e-ticket, which is your course booking confirmation.


There are a limited number of places on each course. If you visit this page and there is no option to add to basket, then all upcoming dates are sold out. We will release tickets for new course dates on this page soon. You can see our other courses here.