I recently photographed a Manuscript Gilding workshop at The Corcoran. The workshop was part of their new book-arts program. The workshop was interesting because it focused on traditional ways of producing manuscripts by hand. Everything they worked on was done by hand without digital technology.
Application of the Gold Gilding
A Corcoran books-arts student working with instructor Maryanne Grebenstein
Bookarts Supplies at the Corcoran