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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
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 i.e. couples making wedding rings, family members or friends. A discount of 20% is given for two students learning together if you book directly with Lucy and pay via BACS or cheque. Sessions are tailored to the specific requirements of...
£295
Devon - Next course on 13th October 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). 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 fused glass art....
£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...
£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...
£140
Greater London - Next course on 29th September 2018
This exciting day course in enamelling on copper explores the skills and techniques of kiln enamelling, a colourful jewellery course brought to you by Eleanor Watson from The Jewellery Boat. We'll be exploring enamelling step by step, learning to fuse finely powdered enamel onto the surface of copper to create a beautiful glossy surface. These ancient techniques were first used by the Chinese, Greeks, Celts and Egyptians to decorate metal and add colour to metal...
£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...
£45
Devon - Next course on 10th October 2018
This is our entry level workshop. You will make your own curved tealight panel (height approx. 19cm). This course 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. The glass will be fired in the kiln that evening, and then ready to be collected (or posted for an additional charge) from the following day.
£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 8th 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...
£140
Worcestershire
Teresa will begin with a brief description of what enamelling is and a demonstration of some techniques. You will be working on copper using sifting, stencilling, embedding decorative media, sgraffito and wet laying to produce enamelled pieces. You will have a choice of making either a picture or jewellery components, and will take home at least two completed items on the day. Course can be shared by two people, to reduce costs or take advantage...