How do you stick gold foil to canvas?

Once you’ve covered your canvas with gold leaf, you’ll need to place a sheet of wax paper over it and apply firm pressure with a clean cloth to help it adhere. Wait 3 days for the adhesive to dry, then apply 2 coats of acrylic varnish to seal it.

How do you apply gold foil to acrylic?

How do you seal gold leaf on canvas?

What glue do you use for gold foil?

Gold leafing calls for a water based adhesive. You can buy metal leaf adhesive specifically for gilding. I have seen people use Mod Podge as well.

Can you apply gold leaf over acrylic paint?

Gold leaf adds a dramatic touch of sparkle. Gessobord is an ideal surface for gold leaf because it is rigid and smooth. You can apply the leaf directly to the panel or over the acrylic paint layers as I have done here.

Can you seal gold leaf with Mod Podge?

Can you use Mod Podge with gold leaf? The answer is yes!