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Enamelling Master class

August 11th and 12th 2015

Elizabeth Turrell will be returning to Mid Wales Arts Centre for a two-day master class.
The students will have the opportunity to experiment with different non-traditional enamel processes with the aim of producing a panel or group of panels that could form a small mural.
Places are limited and early booking is strongly advised.
MWAC centre is the home to a unique collection of enamels by the late Stefan Knapp produced between 1954 and 1996
Cost of course: £50 per day including a healthy lunch, tea coffee and homemade cakes.
Accommodation is available at discounted prices.
Contact info@midwalesartscentre.org.uk 01686 688369

Cathy Knapp Mid Wales Arts Centre, Caersws, Powys. SY17 5SB. Or by email it to: info@midwalesarts.org.uk.

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Haystack Mountain, School of Crafts, PO Box 518, Deer Isle, Maine 04627 USA

Phone: (207) 348-2306, Fax: (207) 348-2307
Email: haystack@haystack-mtn.org
Web: haystack-mtn.org

Summer Workshop Session 2

June 28 – July 10 2015 – ENAMELING

Add and Subtract—The Pleasures of Mark Marking in Enamel

This workshop will provide an opportunity to translate visual imagery into vitreous enamel on steel and/or copper. By using direct drawing and mark-making through unfired enamel known as sgraffito—a way of making fluid and spontaneous drawings— sensitive and delicate lines can be achieved as well as bold and strong marks. These surfaces can be further enhanced by abrading the fired surface after the first firing is complete—it is possible to rub through layers of enamel to hidden levels, revealing subtle line, color, visual texture and the thinnest layers of enamel while creating a sensuous and tactile surface. All levels welcome.

This workshop is supported by the Samuel J. Rosenfeld Faculty Fund for Sculpture in Ceramics and/or Wood.

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