November 7 - 12, 2021
Alejandra Salinas Perez · alejandra-salinas.com
Workshop at a glance
Delight in the bright colors achieved by fusing transparent and opaque enamels to copper. Expand your enameling techniques by learning nontraditional approaches to enameling; explore enamel on steel, cold connections, and mini torch welding.
- Discover enamel on steel, matte enamel, and drawing on enamel
- Explore cold connections, high-temperature soldering, and mini torch welding
- Opaque and transparent vitreous enamel
- Copper and steel
- High temperature solder
- Creating several jewelry items and objects
- Learning process, experimentation, and skills for enameled jewelry creation
Alejandra Salinas Perez is a metalsmith and contemporary jeweler and is the current Artist in Residence at the Southwest School of Art in San Antonio, Texas. She completed her BFA in Metal from the State University of New York at New Paltz. Being born in the United States and raised in Mexico, Salinas stands between two cultures and combines her personal history with a contemporary perspective, translating her experiences into metal objects and jewelry. Her work was selected for inclusion in the Enamelist Society exhibition “Alchemy 5.”
Students will expand their enameling techniques by exploring nontraditional approaches to enameling. This class will introduce you to a variety of techniques including enamel on steel, matte enamel, and drawing on enamel. Participants will also explore cold connections, high temperature soldering, and mini torch welding. Expect to create several jewelry items and objects with an emphasis on process, experimentation, and developing skills. This class is appropriate for intermediate or more advanced students.
COURSE FEE: $600 · download the materials list
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