More Converts to Enameling on Copper!

Week 2

This week’s class focussed on stencilled enamels.

We used all kind of stencils, from hand-cut paper,  pierced metal, to found objects. More work got done this week and there was a great spirit of adventure and experimentation all night!

I’m not sure I should get paid to teach this class, it is way too much fun! ¬†For the group, but also for me!
Miranda swore she wasn’t going home that night, too addicted to the colors and all the things she wanted to try!

Enameling with stencils

I tired to get them to incorporate last week’s sgraffito, with this week’s stencils, but that didn’t quiet come off. Everyone was totally carried away by the possibilities of the stencils:) Here are some of the first results:

Stencilled Enamels

 

That was Tuesday night…..

Now fast forward to the Wednesday night metal work group……

We were sitting around in class, having a cup of coffee, when I told them about the enamelers. Who was in the group and how much fun they were having.
They had seen some of my enamel demo pieces on my bench of course and were intrigued.
So I showed them the samples for the course, anyway, long story short, they felt they were missing out and want to start enameling as well!
As you can imagine, they didn’t get much opposition from me, as you might have deduced already:)

Blue-White-enamel pendant

So, next week they are going to prepare their shapes, do some doming and when they think they have enough, we’ll start the enameling course!
Yay!!! I would be perfectly happy to teach nothing else, hmmm there’s a thought!

Exciting times in the studio:)

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4 Responses to More Converts to Enameling on Copper!
  1. Aloma Raez
    August 24, 2012 | 8:17 pm

    Hi Maggie

    Can you let me know when you’ll be running another enamelling class? I’d be keen to come along
    thanks
    Aloma

  2. Aloma Raez
    August 25, 2012 | 9:33 pm

    Hi Maggie

    I’m really keen to do an enamelling class. When will you be running your next class?

    thanks
    Aloma

  3. Maggie
    September 18, 2012 | 9:05 am

    I will start another enamelling class on Thursday nights, maybe in a couple of weeks time. Would you send me an email please?
    See: http://www.silverclayart.com/workshops.htm for my contact details

    Maggie

  4. Maggie
    September 18, 2012 | 9:06 am

    I will start another enamelling class on Thursday nights, maybe in a couple of weeks time Aloma. Would you send me an email please?
    See: http://www.silverclayart.com/workshops.htm for my contact details.
    Maggie

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