Video Tip: Gold Leafing 101 from Rick Bendi
In 10 minutes, veteran sign painter Rick Bendi gives a thorough demonstration of gold leafing that will make you want to try it if you don't already.
This video tip comes from Rick Bendi, a self-described “born and bred Chicagoan.” His shop, Bendi Enterprise, is located in West Dundee, Illinois, on the far western edge of the Chicago metro area. Bendi’s Facebook page says he’s been doing custom hand-painted pinstriping, lettering and wall murals for more than three decades. Here, he gives a quick-and-painless tutorial on gold leafing. A lot of information packed into this 10 minutes.