Colorful Metal: Painterly Enamel for Jewelry & Objects
Explore new ways of bringing color to jewelry and other metal objects by painting with enamel! Discuss enameling basics, then delve into creating the perfect surface for enamel painting, explore transparent and opaque colors, and learn sifting techniques. See how to achieve different effects with watercolor versus acrylic enamel paints and different application techniques such as paintbrush and quill pen. This workshop is perfect for the metalsmith who wants to infuse color into their work, as well as the painter who is looking for a new, wearable canvas. All levels welcome.