HAYSTACK MOUNTAIN SCHOOL, DEER ISLE, ME

2-WEEK COURSE JULY 28, 2019 - AUGUST 9, 2019

Crunchy Tips: Adventures in Dimensional Enameling

The intrinsic malleability of copper allows it to be manipulated it into complex, dimensional forms. Working from flat sheets of  ultra-thin copper, this workshop will explore the limitless potential of this material and the possibilities of color, form and surface found through enameling. Students will manipulate copper into dimensional forms that can be turned into pendants, beads and components for jewelry and sculpture. This workshop will incorporate a broad variety of techniques ranging from  paper models, metal, liquid and dry sifted enamels, sgraffito and limoges techniques for drawing and mark-making. All levels welcome.


SNOWFARM THE NEW ENGLAND CRAFT PROGRAM, WILLIAMSBURG, MA

Patterns, Textures & More in Enamel

Vitreous enamel has been used throughout history to create keepsakes and to add color to metal for jewelry. Learn to create compelling patterns, visual textures, and surface decoration through the use of enamel on copper. Create your own stencils, use a sgraffito or "scratch through" technique for line-work, and use beads and glass to add accent to your enamel pieces. Leave with samples and lots of ideas for finished jewelry.

2-DAY ENAMEL WORKSHOP SEPT. 14-15, 2019