Learn to fuse glass enamel to copper in this weekend workshop! We will explore multiple enameling techniques: sifting, wetpacking, sgraffito, stencils, and embedding other elements using a small kiln for firing the pieces. Expect to create multiple enameled pieces for jewelry or wall hung paintings.
Students will gain familiarity and comfort with basic enameling skills, kiln firing. and complete multiple pieces of enameled jewelry or miniature art.
This class includes all materials: enameling kiln, firing forks, trivets, racks, adhesives, metal cleaner, copper, hand held metal drill, safety mask, copper cleaner, stencils, cloisonné wire, assorted glass enamel colors, steel bead chain for pendants, and findings for brooch or earrings.
For safety purposes hair must be tied back, no loose clothing, and closed-toe shoes are a must. Wear an apron to protect your clothing if you have one, and bring a notebook if you like to take notes.
No experience necessary. Beginners and experienced enamelists welcome!
Please note, this class won’t run with fewer than 4 students.