6 Week Experimental Enamelling Course
Learn enamelling at the LSA Art Room, in Royal Leamington Spa with Melissa Keskinkilinc
- 240 British pounds£240
- LSA Art Room, 5 Satchwell Court, Leamington Spa, CV32 5QE
6 week Experimental Enamelling evening course on Tuesday evenings from 6.30pm - 8.30pm Enamelling is the art of fusing glass onto metal using a kiln. We will be exploring this, learning how to fuse the enamel powder on to copper to create a glossy glass surface. You do not need any experience to book a place on the workshop and will be experimenting with simple techniques to create a small picture or piece of jewellery. You will learn the basics of enamelling, in a step by step manner. In the course we will cover the following aspects: Health and safety of enamelling. Preparation of the copper for enamelling Applying counter enamel onto the back of your piece. Creating samples of the colours that you may want to use in your pieces Applying different types of enamel (Transparent and Opaque). Use of decorative media (millefiori, frit, copper wire, glass threads). Surface design using techniques such as stencils, sgruffito, sifting etc. Included within the price is: One copper blank that you will be able to make into a picture or piece of jewellery. If you would like more than one piece of copper per week to work on then these are available to buy from Melissa. Use of all tools and equipment e.g. kiln, firing forks, enamel powders in a range of colours, decorative media etc. Tuition on Enamelling with Melissa Keskinkilinc. Information about retailers for equipment and supplies if you would like to continue to explore enamelling.
82 Barcheston Road, Knowle, Solihull, UK