Dimensional Enameling: Enamel In 3-D
August 8 - 13, 2021
Anne Havel · crafthaus.ning.com/profile/annehavel
Workshop at a glance
Want to solder and enamel dimensional objects? Not sure how? Using a torch, that is what we’ll do. As a bonus, we will share demos with Deb Karash’s jewelry workshop.
- Enameling in three dimensions
- Enameling using a torch
- Soldering techniques
- Metalsmithing tools and techniques
- Copper sheet with enamels
- Metals and soldering
- Soldering techniques using a torch
- Enameling with a torch
Anne Havel is a Vermont-based enamelist and metalsmith and has been an independent studio artist for 19 years. Her work is included in Contemporary Jewelry Design by Loretta Lam and The Art of Fine Enameling, Second Edition by Karen Cohen. Havel’s work is in the permanent collection of the Enamel Arts Foundation as well as numerous private collections. Havel is treasurer of The Enamelist Society, Pocosin Arts, Enamel Guild North East, and a board member of the Society of North American Goldsmiths.
Do you want to enamel dimensional objects? Are you not sure how to solder it first? In this workshop students will explore creating dimensional pieces, soldering, and enameling the piece using a torch, and problem-solving to enable the piece to be set. You will discover that there are many pieces that can be enameled, after soldering, if a torch is used rather than a kiln. During class, equal weight will be given to planning, forming/creating the piece in metal, and then enameling. Soldering and enameling skills will allow for more flexibility in design, and are highly recommended, but not necessary. The class will share demonstrations with Deb Karash’s Metals workshop. Open to all skill levels.
COURSE FEE: $675 · materials list
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