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:
Pair of Earrings
Pair of Cufflinks
Small dish or tile
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
Wet laying of enamels
Use of stencils and Riso screens
Ways to transform finished enamels into wearable jewellery
How to realise a design into a completed enamel project
Teaching and Learning Methods
Projects set by the Tutor
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 or telephone us. Your 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.
Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.