Long Fine Lines – $70
Sunday, April 3, 2022 | 1pm-4pm
Instructor: Gail Willis
Level: All Levels.
Skills and techniques taught: Learn how to use enamels, how to use the temperature of a kiln, how to mix colors with enamels, china and mason stain powder
Make a beautiful necklace with enamel on copper. It is unpredictable how the colors may flow, making your jewelry a piece of art. We will be use beautiful watercolor/china and mason powder. Make your design your very own original design. Mason stains and watercolor is a medium that uses ground glass. China powder is minerals used mixed with a special medium to allow it to tint or color your application. Ink is used with mason stains or china powder mixed with oils. So much fun work with all 3 mediums.
You can wear your design home and it can accessorize your favorite outfit. This will be a fun and relaxing class.
You WILL complete this project in class.
Kit: $45.00 – This cost is in addition to the class fee paid directly to the instructor in class
Copper piece for the backing of the piece, chain to finish the necklace, 4 Jump rings to attach chain to copper backing and clasp, and clasp for closing the chain. Use of mason stains, watercolors and china powder for the piece during class. Ideas for design, instructions for the class and the temperature for the kiln. Everything needed to have a completed piece to wear home. Masks will be provided for the powders students will use when sifting the powders to protect from breathing in the dust. All tools and materials needed will be provided to share in class, like kiln, firing fork, trivets, rack, sifters and pliers.
Materials You are Required to Bring:
For student safety, it is suggested to wear short sleeve, preferably cotton tee shirt. Avoid loose and flowing clothes. Tie back long hair, wear close toed shoes like tennis shoes.