Kirsten Denbow – Day Three

No torch? No Problem! Creative Cold Connections

Description:

Learn several ways to create creative settings for your enamel work or other types of found objects. In this workshop we will make enamel pieces, then learn how to make tab settings, rivets, and screws to set the enamel into pendants, bracelets, earrings and more. The techniques can also be used with a variety of materials and objects so you can continue to play at home with or without a torch!

Techniques:

• Preparation of metal for enameling
• Application of liquid enamel
• Application of powdered enamels
• Enamel painting techniques
• How to make tab settings
• Sawing and piercing metal
• Making rivets
• Using pre-made mini screws

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

Kirsten Denbow

Duration of Class:

One Day (6 Hours)

Medium:

Enamel 3D Objects

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, Copper sheet for custom shapes and tab settings, liquid enamels of various colors, powder enamels of various colors, enamel acrylic paints, enamel watercolor paints, china paints, brushes, paint palettes, rivets, wire, screws, saws, blades, metalworking tools, dust mask, kiln and all firing tools.

Class Size:

Min # of students: 4
Max # of students: 12