Enamel Surface Design
May 29, 2022 - June 3, 2022
Kathleen Wilcox · wilcoxenamels.com
Workshop at a glance
Discover unexpected ways to work with sgraffito combined with stencils, silk screens, and metallic foils.
- Enamel paint sgraffito combined with screens and stencils
- Metallic foils sgraffito
- Metallic foils stencil / erase sgraffito
- Embellishing with enamel paints and mica paints
- Finishing surfaces methods
- Enamel Acrylic Paints and P-1 overglaze paint
- Gold or Silver Foil
- Standard Enamel Powder
- Stencils and silkscreens
- Mica Paints
- Three Enamel Paint Sgraffito Projects
- Two Foil Projects
- Samples for future projects for either jewelry or wall pieces
- Complete handout of all information presented
Kathleen Wilcox is a contemporary enamel artist who teaches enameling classes and private lessons from her studio space in Tallahassee, Florida and at workshops in various art centers throughout the country. Her award-winning enamel wall pieces are exhibited and sold in juried exhibitions, art museums, and galleries. Wilcox’s work is also published in the books The Art of Enameling, 500 Enameled Objects, and The Fine Art of Enameling.
In this workshop students will discover new methods to create an exciting surface for enameling. You will be working with combining sgraffito, stencils, and silkscreens in unexpected ways as you develop rich layers with images, patterns, textures, and colors. Projects will include using standard enamel powders, acrylic enamels, overglaze enamels, or sunshine paints, metallic silver and gold foils, and mica paints. Participants will apply a variety of textured finished surfaces to their work and will gain a better understanding of the chemical reactions of enamels with copper and silver foil. All techniques learned during class can be applied to jewelry, wall pieces, or working samples that can be informative for future projects. Open to all skill levels, however basic enameling knowledge helpful.
COURSE FEE: $775 · materials list
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