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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.

Lucy Copleston trained at the Royal College of Art and has made jewellery and taught the craft since 1975. Tuition costs £125 for a seven 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 day starts at 10 am and finishes at 5.30 pm with...
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...
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...
Greater London - Next course on 14th April 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 glassy surface. These ancient techniques were first used by the Chinese, Greeks, Celts and Egyptians to decorate metal and add colour to...
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....
West Yorkshire - Next course on 9th December 2017
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...
No experience necessary. Beginner and intermediate sessions available. Using copper and vitreous enamel, sift and fire in a kiln to produce a small picture or piece of jewellery. The session is 1.5 hours and £25 per person, all materials included.
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.
London - Next course on 26th November 2017
DECORATE A DILDO • Half day workshop from 11.30AM-2:30PM • £110 per person • Places limited to 8 people Let your imagination run wild. Be playful. Create. This is a truly unique and fun experience for all, no matter your artistic experience or capabilities. During this fun workshop you will learn my making process and decorate your own bespoke porcelain Hot & Cold dildo with enamel prints and decals; think erotic poetry and prose, intimate...
Come along to an Enamel Saturday and learn how to create your own unusual bespoke enamel jewellery. You can play with flux, transparent and opaque enamels, crushed glass (frit), dichroic frit, millefiori, cloisonné (silver wires). We usually get 2 -3 pieces finished. Techniques you will learn are applying flux, wet and dry enamel, frit, millefiori, manipulating silver wire,  scriffito, plique a jour, firing in a kiln, cleaning metal and finishing. No previous experience required –...