Introduction to Enameling
This class will demonstrate the basics of enamel fusing with both torches and kilns before diving deeper into techniques such as Basse-taille, Champlevé, and other surface decoration processes. Students are encouraged to try a range of these processes to get a feel for materials and technique. No prior Metalsmithing is required in this introductory course, and those with experience in other fields and mediums are encouraged and welcomed.
Techniques/processes demonstrated: Basse-taille, Champlevé, Sgraffito, layering, stenciling, graphite, overglazes/underglazes, decals.