Torch-Fired Enameled Earrings – $100.00
Instructor: Dawn Lombard
Level: All Levels.
Skills and techniques taught: Basic sifted enameling and the techniques of stenciling and stamping for surface design.
Description: Explore the spontaneity of torch fired enameling. This is a beginner level class in which students will learn the art of fusing powdered glass to metal using a torch. Each student will learn the preparation of metal, applying of enamel, firing and proper safety. In addition to enameling, the class will teach you how to use a center punch, pliers, and Whitney Roper punch. Using simple yet sophisticated surface design techniques, we will spend the day making multiple pairs of earrings that you can take home with you that very day.
You WILL complete this project in class.
Kit: $20.00 – This cost is in addition to the class fee and is paid directly to the instructor in class
Kit includes: 6 pairs of copper earrings blanks, 6 pairs of stainless steel ear wires and multiple stainless steel jump rings and 2 stencils to keep.
Skills Required: No fear of a torch.
Instructor Will Bring: Torches, tripods, trivets, enamels, stencils, propane gas cylinders, sifters, magazines, Whitney Roper punch, center punch, pliers, ink pads, stamps and tweezers.
Materials You are Required to Bring: Your favorite pliers if you have them.