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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.

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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...
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Lucy Copleston trained at the Royal College of Art and has made jewellery and taught the craft since 1975.Tuition costs £125 for an eight hour day and 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. THE WORKSHOP WILL BE CLOSED FOR REFURBISHMENT AND MAINTENANCE FROM JUNE 15TH TO...
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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...
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Next course on 22nd July 2017
This exciting day course in enamelling on copper explores the skills and techniques of kiln enameling, We will fuse finely powdered enamel onto the surface of copper. These beautiful techniques were first used by the ancient Chinese, Greeks, Celts and Egyptians to decorate metal and add colour to metal jewellery and other objects. If you love working with colour you will enjoy enamelling; the possible combinations are endless, the results swift and exciting to see...
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Next course on 22nd September 2017
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....
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This is a fun introduction to working with enamels on copper. You will learn how to prepare your copper blanks, apply your enamel, apply decoration and fire in the kiln You will build up your piece in stages with a firing in the kiln in between each stage. Your design will build up as you go and you will have a range of materials and techniques to play with. If you have worked with glass...
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Next course on 1st July 2017
In this one day workshop you will use a choice of copper blanks in shapes such as dragonflies to embrace our natural environment. You will learn how to fuse glass to copper in the kiln at temperatures starting from 750°C to create wonderful glass jewellery. Toni will take you through the basics of enamelling, including counter-enamelling, sifting, wet-packing and applying glass media. By the end of the day you will have made around 3 enamelled...
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Hot Stuff Enamelling Classes Every Monday for 9 weeks, 26 September - 5 December 2016. No class 17 and 24 October as this is half term. Mixed ability course. All levels welcome. Progress at own pace with individual support from tutor. Beginners will follow a structured series of tasks to introduce basic skills and techniques No prior knowledge of enamelling is required but some practical aptitude is expected What Will I Make? By the end...
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Next course on 9th June 2017
3 day weekend jewellery making course, including accomodation at Flatford Mill, with the Field Studies Council. Friday 9th June - Sunday 11th June This weekend course combines the skills of enamelling with those of making jewellery from silver clay. On the first evening of this course, Toni will give you an overview of enamelling, looking at the different techniques and explaining a little about the difference between enamelling on copper and silver. We will then...
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Fancy an intensive 1-to-1 day of learning the silver clay skills you want? Your one day workshop will be tailor made for you. I love silver clay and I am passionate about working with it. Join me, Joy Funnell, for a fun packed learning experience and take your work to the next level. If you are new to metal clay your day could cover an introduction to silver clay where you will learn all the...