KEN BOVA "Dip, Dry, Draw & Fire: Working with Liquid Enamel"

  • 27 Apr 2013
  • 9:00 AM
  • 28 Apr 2013
  • 5:00 PM
  • Tucson Parks & Rec Randolph Center Bldg.#4 ACB Jewelry Studio, 200 S Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85713 Contact: Jeanne 520-791-4063 X130
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Notice: Sorry this workshop has filled but please send an email to: Chris Eggers to get on the waiting list. if an opening becomes available you will be notified on a first come first serve basis.

Experience the possibilities available with liquid enamel while creating colorful and graphic imagery for brooch, earring, and small vessel forms. Learn techniques to dip, brush, pour, paint, draw with and torch fire this versatile form of enamel on copper.

The class will also explore additional applications of sifting, over-firing, and sgraffito techniques to get intense color effects along with a variety of linking memechanics, an assortment of bench tricks, and assemblage processes. The ability to use a jeweler's saw for piercing is helpful but not necessary. Expect to makes lots of samples and small wearable pieces.

BIO: Trained in painting and drawing (BFA) and in Jewelry and Metalsmithing (MFA) Ken Bova's work is one-of-a-kind mixed media assemblage, sometimes known as jewelry, made of vividly colored, painted, patterned, and textured bits of varying materials combined with silver and gold.

His work actively seeks to convey a fascination with narrative, color, and line, objects of intimacy, the landscape both external and internal, and the wonder of small things that capture his attention.

WORKSHOP FEES: $250 ADC Members/$275 Non-Members

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