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Glass enamelling courses, classes and workshops are taught all across the UK. Want to learn the art of enamelling onto glass? Enamelling involves fusing powdered glass onto your surface (glass, metal or pottery) and firing it to create hard decorative surfaces. Enamelling is one of the world’s oldest technologies and most often used in creating jewellery or otherwise decorating objects. Modern day glass artists still employ this method to creative wonderfully detailed decoration. Learn how from our experienced glass artists and tutors.

£130
Denbighshire
SPECIAL OFFER DURING NOVEMBER 2018 - single person for a weekday session for £110. Normal price £130. Contact Lucy for further details. Not eligible for payment via PayPal or Lucy's Gift Vouchers. Visit the website Tuition page to view availability. Lucy Copleston trained at the Royal College of Art and has made jewellery and taught the craft since 1975. Tuition is one-to-one so your learning is fast tracked. By arrangement two students can learn together...
£35
Worcestershire
Enamelling is the application of powdered glass to metal and fired in a kiln to produce vitreous enamel. Different techniques are available to try, sifting, stencils work, embedding decorative media, wet packing and sgraffito. I will demonstrate and guide you through the processes involved. You will have a choice of different copper shapes and be able to produce a small picture or a piece of jewellery, which you will be able to take home on...
£295
Devon - Next course on 8th December 2018
What will I learn? Steve is one of only a few professional glass artists choosing to work with enamel powders to colour the glass (as opposed to using pre-coloured glass such as Bullseye). He has developed his own techniques for working with these enamels, creating unique patterns and effects. Steve will share these techniques with you, and take you step- by-step through the glass-fusing process so that you can create your own unique piece of...
£135
Wiltshire
Dilys Fisher of Rosy M Design has been running enamelling courses since 2005. This is a wonderful ancient craft where enamel powder (ground glass) is applied to copper and is then fired in a kiln for approx. 1 minute until the enamel becomes molten and attaches to the copper. If 3 students book together its £45 each, 2 students £67.50 each or 1 student £135. Courses are suitable for both complete beginners and those with...
£95
Essex
Enamelling is the art of fusing glass to metal at high temperatures, using a kiln. In a one day class you will learn the basics of enamelling, including equipment, materials and then counter-enamelling. I will then go on to teach you several techniques such as sifting, wet packing, applying media. I can also help you develop existing skills by adding techniques to the classes such as as wire work, swirling and grisaille. I also do...
£595
Devon - Next course on 29th March 2019
What will I learn? Steve is one of only a few professional glass artists choosing to work with enamel powders to colour the glass (as opposed to using pre-coloured glass such as Bullseye). He has developed his own techniques for working with these enamels, creating unique patterns and effects. Steve will share these techniques with you, and take you step- by-step through the glass-fusing process so that you can create your own unique piece of...
£125
West Yorkshire - Next course on 16th December 2018
You will work through a series of techniques to decorate your pieces of copper. Make up to 8 pieces of work, selecting from a range of copper in different shapes and sizes. Among some of the things you will work with are: - Use stencils to create lovely designs with enamel powder. - Work with gold and silver leaf - Work with metal wire to create patterns within the enamel - Apply dichroic decals of...
£45
Devon - Next course on 20th November 2018
This is our entry level workshop. You will make your own curved panel (height approx. 19cm) which will look beautiful displayed on a window sill or with a tealight candle behind. This class will give you a taster of the techniques of glass fusing with enamels, and people often then go on to book a place on our more in-depth full day workshop or two day course. The glass will be fired in the kiln...
£65
Norfolk - Next course on 20th November 2018
As with stained glass, fused glass is colourful and accessible. It’s popularity as an affordable hobby has led to extensive development by the raw materials manufacturers and now the range of colours, textures, accessories and fusing equipment is almost endless….. and getting better all the time. Fusing glass is a much less regimented process than stained glass and in many ways is much like collage, offering plenty of scope for expression. It’s versatile as well...
£35
Shropshire - Next course on 1st December 2018
Enamelling is the art of fusing glass to metal at high temperatures, using a kiln. We'll be exploring enamelling step by step, learning to fuse finely powdered enamel onto the surface of copper to create beautiful a glossy glassy surface. These ancient techniques were first used by the Chinese, Greeks, Celts and Egyptians to decorate metal and add colour to metal jewellery and other precious objects. During the half day taster session, we will experiment...