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A day of enamelling - 1 day course

Duration: 1 day 9:30am - 5pm

Price: £125

Book with: Genevieve Thompson
at Wicked Gen Crafts

17 Swires Road
West Yorkshire

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About the Course

Whether you are a complete beginner or have some previous experience with enamelling this course will give you new skills and ideas. With a small group size, individual students can work on different techniques at their own pace. New techniques will be explained to the group or individually depending on the needs of students and you will come away with a range of your own unique pieces of work.

You will work with a range of techniques to decorate your pieces of copper and can 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 your own shapes
- Draw designs with pencil on your fired enamel

The final technique of the day will be experienced by all students as this is a fun and exciting finish to a great day of learning and creativity. This final technique will be to prepare a piece and then scroll through your enamelled design fired at higher temperature than worked with earlier in the day.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Lunch is included and will be a selection of bread, cheese, pate, hummus, salad, crisps and fruit.

Unlimited tea and coffee is available all day including decaf.

Price is fully inclusive of materials for up to 8 pieces of work. All tools and kilns will be provided.

All work made can be taken away at the end of the day.

Want to review this course?

I really enjoyed my day spent enamelling with Gen. Gen has a large range of resources to work with and is really enthusiastic and encouraging with her students, which was perfect for me as a newbie to enamelling. Thanks Gen for making me feel welcome in your studio and keeping me fed and watered throughout the day.

- - #17904

Really enjoyed my day learning the basics of enamelling. Gen provided excellent tuition and had lots of materials and supplies for me to experiment. She demonstrated various techniques for creating patterns and was on hand to help if I got stuck. Lunch was delicious too! Had a wonderful creative day and came home with lots of lovely work

- - #17714

Response from Wicked Gen Crafts:

I had a great day too teaching you about the fun and creativity to be had with enamelling onto copper.

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Course Start Dates

Saturday 21st September 2019
Saturday 19th October 2019
Sunday 15th December 2019
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Romantic
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Suitable for stag and hen dos
  • Weekends

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