In the Heat of the Moment: EXPLORE/EXPAND/EXCEL with Torch Fired Enameling with Anne Havel
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Using a torch, we will cover various methods of line creation and imagery within your enamel piece. Successive layers of liquid, acrylic, as well as transparent and opaque powdered enamels, techniques such as sgraffito, graphite, sifting, firescale, acid-etching, painting, and more will be explored. In addition under/maturity/& over-firing will be used to build and preserve drawings and layers in the final piece. No matter the student's skill level, there will be the opportunity to immerse oneself in new ideas and principles. Cold-connection and minimal soldering skill options for your piece(s) can be discussed, time allowing. This 3 day workshop is limited to only eight students. Use of studio tools included. There is a required student supply list.
Friday, October 11 – Sunday, October 13, 2019 10:00 am – 5:00 pm each day
Some enameling experience is helpful, but the class will attempt to meet you at your level of skill. Ages 18 & up.
Class Fee: $495 + Materials Fee: $30 payable at registration
Instructor: *Visiting Artist* Anne Havel
Please note our *visiting artist* registration policy for this workshop.
(Save 5% on your class fee when you register by August 11)
Visiting artist Anne Havel has been an independent studio artist for 15 years and exhibits her enameled jewelry predominantly in juried craft shows across the country. In addition, she teaches workshops around the country in the enamel arts. Her work is and has been included in numerous exhibitions, collections, and publications including: "Art Jewelry Today 3", Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist, Art Jewelry magazine, & "Behind the Brooch" by Lark Books. Anne is also the current Treasurer and Board member of The Enamelist Society.