Enamel: Fusing Glass to Metal

Starts:Saturday, September 03, 2016  10:00 AMEnds:Monday, September 05, 2016  4:00 PM



Sitka Center for Art & Ecology

Sitka Center for Art and Ecology
56605 Sitka Drive
Otis, OR 97368

Event Description:

Discover the ancient art of fusing glass to metal. Learn techniques in metal preparation and basic fabrication of copper or silver components suitable for enamels. Create beautiful colors and patterns with sifted dry enamels, sgraffito, basic wet packed enamels and liquid enamels. Develop skills in color blending, then learn torch fired and kiln fired techniques to create your own jewelry or small copper bowl. The course will include some exploration of champlevé over etched/textured metals, as well as the basics of bezel or tab setting enameled pieces into fabricated jewelry.

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