Cloisonne´ Enameling: Explore Color, Layers, and Light with Ricky Frank

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This workshop will introduce beginning students to the technique of cloisonné enamel and challenge intermediate level students to create more personal enamel imagery. This is a skill-based class; emphasis is on understanding the cloisonné technique so that you know enough to find your own way. Students will make many simple samples to explore tools/materials and to create unique enamel imagery using many different applications, colors, and firings.

We will explore…
Enamel Basics: Prepare, apply, and fire enamel on copper and fine silver
Enamel Science: How and Why your enamel “works”
Cloisonne´ Technique: Bend wires and apply/layer enamel color
Silver and Gold Foil to create “layers of light”
Finish your enamel surface
Developing a personal enamel language
Bezel settings for enamels (if time permits)

Instructor Ricky Frank
Monday – Friday
June 26 – 30, 2023
10:00 am – 4:00 pm EDT
$650 for non-members, $598 for MAGG members
VIRTUAL and IN-PERSON seats available

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