Sat. 6 – Sun.
7 July 2013
Enamelling with JILL LEVENTON
During the Day 1 of this course Jill
will give an introduction to Health & Safety when working with enamelling
equipment and materials. This will be followed by Basic techniques, such as
cleaning copper, sifting enamel onto copper, firing, transparent and opaque
enamels, plus experimentation with some or all of the following (dependant on
Stencils, Sgraffito, Decoration media, Rubber
stamps, Using Wires/Cloisonné, Wet laying and High firing. On the second day
students may choose from the following:
On Day 2 students may
choose to - Explore one technique further, Continue exploring all the techniques
or design and execute at least one piece to a high standard.
Jill will bring
her library of enamelling books and design source books so that students have
access to inspiration sources. She can also advise on ‘what next’ if anyone
wishes to take the craft further.
Cost of Weekend: £120, includes
home-cooked lunches, plus snacks and refreshments. There will be a small charge
for materials used.
Booking essential as numbers are limited.