Mason Stains & Enameling – $100.00

Saturday, March 25, 2023 | 10am-3pm

Instructor: Dawn Lombard
Level: All Levels.
Technique: Enameling/Metalwork/Design
Skills and techniques taught: Basic sifted enameling, etching and the technique of applying Mason Stain for surface design.

Description: It’s always fun to expand your enameling skills. In this class you will learn how to incorporate Mason Stains with your enamel work and take it to a whole new level. Mason Stains are NOT enamel – they are unleaded pigment that contain no glass. Together we will enamel a copper disc and etch it to create a ‘tooth.’ From there we will draw a design and paint on the stains and seal the stain once cooled. You will then learn how to create a tab setting for your new pendant masterpiece.

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: 3 copper disc blanks, 3 patterned German silver discs, jump rings, (3) 17″ (plus 2″ extender) necklaces,
and a plastic container with samples of mason stains.

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, pencils, pencil sharpener, Mason Stains, lacquer, shears, files, basic paint brushes, etch-all,
and tweezers.

Materials You are Required to Bring: For precision work, please bring a fine point paint brush.

 

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About Dawn Lombard