Kirsten Denbow – Day One

Decals on Liquid Enamel

Description:

Picture this – decals on liquid enamel! Learn about the application of liquid form enamels and how to use waterslide decals. Students will use either teacher provided pictures or their own imagery to create fabulous wearable works of art. Images will be printed onto a special waterslide decal paper and then fired onto the enamel. Pre-fab settings will be provided for brooches, pendants, and more. Experiment or take home finished pieces.

Techniques:

• Preparation of metal for enameling
• Application of liquid enamel
• How to use waterslide decals
• Enamel painting techniques
• How to use pre-fabricated settings for enamel

Workshop Image Gallery (click on the thumbnail to see full images):

Kirsten Denbow

Duration of Class:

One Day (6 Hours)

Medium:

Enamel Jewelry

Skill Level:

All

Student Supply List:

  • Sketchbook

Provided by instructor:

  • Kit/Materials Fee – $20 (payable to instructor at class time)
  • Kit fee provides for the following: Copper shapes, Liquid enamels of various colors, Waterslide decals, Solid color decals, luster decals, enamel acrylic paints, enamel watercolor, paints, china paints, brushes, paint palettes, pre-fabricated brooch settings, ear wires, jump rings, dust mask, kiln and all firing tools

Class Size:

Min # of students: 6
Max # of students: 15