Hot Stuff Enamelling Class at Croydon High School


Duration: 9 weeks

Price: £112

Run by: Linda Connelly Enamels

Contact: Linda Connelly

07548 621014

Old Farleigh Road
South Croydon
Surrey
CR2 8YB

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About the Course

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 of the course, depending on your level of experience you should be able to complete a selection of the following:
Pendant
Pair of Earrings
Brooch
Pair of Cufflinks
Small dish or tile

Topics:
The following topics are covered. Each term the exact content is agreed in the class so small groups are working on similar projects.
Preparation of metal
Sifting of enamel
Firing of own work in the kiln
Use of decorative media
Application of wires
Use of transfers
Cloisonne
Wet laying of enamels
Use of stencils and Riso screens
Surface Finishing
Ways to transform finished enamels into wearable jewellery
How to realise a design into a completed enamel project

Teaching and Learning Methods
Class discussion
Demonstrations
Projects set by the Tutor
Individual projects
Handouts
One to one support to develop and work on own individual projects.
If there is something you would like me to cover that is not listed here, then please contact me to discuss.

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

What's included in the price?

All equipment is provided in the well equipped studio. There will be an additional charge for materials which is typically £1-£2 per session. This demands on the amount and size of work done.


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Course Start Dates

Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.


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