Beginning Enameling on Copper

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Join me in this Beginning Enameling on Copper course that teaches the basics of enameling on copper with a torch. Learn how to prepare your metal, prepare and apply enamel and how to use a torch to fire the enamel. Once we learn the basics, I will demonstrate and explain sgraffito, stencils, decals and other techniques. I will also go over solder before enameling and preparing simple settings. Hope you will join me for this Beginning Enameling on Copper class!

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In-Depth Instructions

Available on Desktop, Mobile and Tablet

What You Will Learn

Class 01:

  • Intro and bio
  • Class outline and expectations
  • History of enameling
  • Explanation of enameling process
  • Explanation of enamel types
  • Safety tips
  • Metal used in enameling
  • Cutting and doming shapes for enameling
  • Creating holes for jump rings

Class 02:

  • Preparing enamel
  • Preparing metal for enamel
  • How to apply counter enamel
  • How to fire the enamel with a torch
  • Stages of surface to watch for in enameling
  • Pickling the torched surface and rinse

Class 03:

  • Applying enamel to piece after counter enameling
  • Troubleshooting firing problems
  • Using a kiln to fire pieces: preparation and equipment
  • Demo kiln firing

Class 04:

  • Sgraffito
  • Graphite firing
  • Decals

Class 05:

  • Rods and chunks
  • Stencils
  • Using copper mesh

Class 06:

  • Rubber stamping and embossing pens
  • Wet packing
  • Liquid enamel
  • Crackle technique

Class 07:

  • Cloisonne

Class 08:

  • Basse-Taille and Champleve

Class 09:

  • Simple settings for pendants

BONUS!

  • Bonus class: How to create an enameled and reticulated silver pendant
  • Bonus item: Materials list
  • Bonus item: Reference sheets

Open Facebook Group to students of this course:
Curious Mondo: Beginning Enameling on Copper

Time table:
9 hours

Level:
Basic / Intermediate

Target market:
Jewelry makers, anyone who loves silversmithing, jewelry making, or want to start a new hobby or career

Main objective:
Learn the basics of enameling on copper with a torch.

Prerequisite:
None

Additional information

Language

English

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