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Can you paint over gold leaf?
Can you paint over gold leaf?

Using gold leaf in painting

Updated over a week ago

You can paint over gold leaf with both oil and acrylic paint. If the gold is less than 22 ct, it should be sealed with lacquer before painting over it, as otherwise, the paint will cause the gold to tarnish. 22 ct gold and above is resistant to tarnishing and can be painted over directly.

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