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Enamelling courses

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.

Explore your creativity in Enamels. Take your first steps in this fantastic craft in which specially made glass powders are melted and fused to a metal base in a kiln. The enamel powder is transformed into a hard, shiny surface, which can be decorated with further enamels and /or embellished with a variety of glass media. You will be helped to take a simple copper shape, learn to apply enamels, fire your work and make...
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...
Enamelling is the ancient process of fusing glass onto metal, using a kiln. We will be exploring enamelling, learning how to fuse the enamel powders onto copper to create a glossy surface finish. You do not need any experience to book a place on the workshop and will be experimenting with simple techniques to create a small picture or piece of jewellery. You will learn the basics of enamelling, in a step by step manner....
London - Next course on 13th July 2019
A one day workshop where beginners can learn a range of techniques and processes for creating enamelled jewellery. More advanced students may develop their own projects Who is this course for People who are interested in learning the basic techniques and surface decorations used in the beautiful art of enamelling. This course is suitable for absolute beginners although anyone with any experience of jewellery and scaulpture making can still hugely benefit. What does this course...
Worcestershire - Next course on 19th June 2019
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 one completed item at the end of the session.
Devon - Next course on 9th July 2019
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...
Come and join me for a workshop from my studio in Selston, Nottinghamshire and experience the ancient craft of enamelling on copper. Make your own kiln fired enamelled creations, these may include pendants, earrings, brooches, plaques and pictures all taken home that same day. With step-by-step guidance and tuition I will demonstrate each stage as you progress, and offer one-to-one guidance where appropriate. All workshops are suitable for complete beginners or those that would like...
Hampshire - Next course on 13th July 2019
In this session we will look at using colour enamel to add colours to copper and aluminium shapes. We will have lots of time to play with different colours (including glitters!) and try out different techniques. We will break everything down step by step so this class is perfect for beginners or if you have some experience. Payment in full is required to book a place on this class. This is a great course to...
West Yorkshire - Next course on 29th June 2019
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...
Greater Manchester - Next course on 17th August 2019
Experience the unique process of enamel screen printing on glass. The workshop will take place at Manchester Craft and Design Centre, led by resident glassmaker Helen Tiffany. In this workshop you will be introduced to the principals of screen printing and fused glass. Choose to make either a set of two coasters or three hanging decorations. Helen will guide you through the process of making stencils before printing on to glass using coloured and metallic...

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