Enameling At Large
October 16 - 21, 2022
Rachel Kedinger · rachelkedinger.com
Workshop at a glance
Experiment with color, form and texture using liquid and powdered enamels on joined and sculpted copper and steel.
- Enameling with powdered and liquid enamels
- Metalforming and sheet forming techniques
- Mini torch welding techniques
- Metalforming tools and techniques
- Sheet copper and steel
- Powdered enamels and liquid enamels
- Welding techniques using a mini torch
- Enameled sample pieces
Rachel Kedinger is an artist who lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She received her BFA in jewelry and metalsmithing from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. She participated in the Core Fellowship Program at the Penland School of Craft. She makes forged and fabricated objects with a focus on utilitarian use. Kedinger enjoys collaborating with local museums, organizations, and businesses to promote craft and design within her community.
In this workshop students will learn to form and enamel sheet copper and steel. Using shallow bowl and tray forms as a starting point, this workshop will cover techniques to manipulate and join sheet metal such as mini welding, hammering, bending, texturing, riveting, fusing and folding. Along with methods in forming and fabrication, participants will learn to apply liquid and powdered enamels to dimensional surfaces. This workshop will emphasize experimentation with color, form and texture in the enameling kiln. Open to all skill levels.
COURSE FEE: $690 · materials list
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