Enamelling With Graphite - February 15th
Learn to dry sift glass powders onto copper sheet and fire to create smooth layers of intemnse colour. Use an acid to etch and matt the surface of the enamel and add detail and pattern with pencil and graphite powder.
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Date: 15th February
Times: 10.30 - 4.00
Venue: Nottingham Jewellery School, Unit 28, Block D, Hartley Business Centre, Nottingham.
Max class size: 10
Who is this class suitable for?
Beginners to intermediate makers
What will I make?
You will create a range of bespoke samples and experimental pieces in enamel on copper. You may choose to make your pieces into simple earrings or pendants.
What will I learn?
You will learn to shape and clean copper sheet. You'll learn to apply layers of glass powder and to kiln fire the pieces to fuse the materials together. You'll explore how to prepare the enamel surface and add graphite decoration, pattern, text and detail. If you wish to turn your samples into wearable pieces instruction will be offered.
What is included?
All tools, equipment and materials for the class are provided. More materials will be available to buy at the class if desired.
Terms and Conditions
If for any reason the class doesn't run you will receive a full refund.
Class is suitable for age 16+
If you cancel your booking one month or more before the class begins you will receive a 50% refund.
No refunds are available less than one month before the class
If you have specific requirements or interests let me know so they can be accommodated.