"Take a Dip – Working with Liquid enamels"
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This workshop is designed for students who would like to become familiar with applications utilizing liquid enamels. Liquid enamels can be mixed to achieve endless color variations. Its viscosity allows for applications on 3-dimensional forms and it is ideal for painterly techniques such as sgraffitto. We will cover a variety of processes that allow you to prepare the metal surface, like roller printing with the use of templates and the creation of textures. Demonstrations include working with copper foils, creating small 3-dimensional forms, as well as finishing techniques. This is a hands-on workshop where technical demonstrations will alternate with work time in the studio where you will be able to experiment and incorporate new ideas into your artwork.
Barbara Seidenath was born and raised in Munich, Germany. She studied jewelry making at the State School for Glass and Jewelry in Neugablonz, Germany where she received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in goldsmithing, followed by a Masters of Fine Arts degree from the Academy of Fine Arts, Munich. Today, she is a jeweler and educator currently teaching at Rhode Island School of Design and Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston. Throughout her career, her passion and focus in the studio has been enameling. She loves sharing her knowledge and has taught many workshops on jewelry techniques and enameling across the US. Barbara’s work has been published in Metalsmith Magazine and you can find her pieces in the collection of Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts, the Los Angeles County Museum, and the Enamel Arts Foundation in Los Angeles, CA.
Skill Level: Beginner to advanced--something for all
Workshop Fee: $300.00
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