Metalsmithing

Introduction to Enameling

Wednesday
Apr 7 – May 26
All Levels
1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Instructor: Emily Pellini
Members: $265
Non-Members: $290

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.

Supply List
Most supplies provided; students will need to bring an N95 dust Mask and might choose to purchase more enamel colors and copper as the class progresses.
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