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[620] A Simple Method for China Painting on Enamel
Although enameling is a new art form for me, I came to it with many years of china painting experience. Painting on porcelain is a time consuming process. Each firing requires several hours, and three or more firings may be needed to complete one painting. A while ago, a friend showed me how to apply enamel to a small piece of domed copper. I was fascinated with the process and very impressed with the speed of the firing, and decided to try it using a propane torch. Playing with this new media was very exciting and before long I wondered if I could use the same china paint materials and techniques on enamel that I had used on porcelain. Much to my delight I found I could...What follows is a description of the simple painting process I currently use.... (2005)
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Show me more articles from: [Glass on Metal]|[Cynthia Roode]
Releated Categories: [Enamel painting]
ISBN: B00007LNCO

 

[409] Enameling Malleable Copper
Early in the 1400's someone discovered that a design of juxta- positioned colored enamels would not intermingle when heated to their fusing temperature. Partitions were not necessary! Then someone found that one color could be applied over another with a second firing. The big discovery-thin metal-could be used if enamel was applied to both sides prior to firing. The result was a new technique called painted enamel..... (1997)
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Show me more articles from: [Glass on Metal]|[Tom Ellis]
Releated Categories: [Enamel painting]
ISBN: B00007LNCO

 

[91] Over Glaze Direct Painting
For more than twenty years, I have been using overglazes as a direct painting technique. My canvas usually is a fired, flux and white base coated enameled copper piece. Although I sometimes make a rough sketch for placement, I more often paint directly in an impressionistic style. Each painting is a new and different delight. Even after all these years.... (2003)
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Show me more articles from: [Enameling with Professionals]|[Lilyan Bachrach]
Releated Categories: [Enamel painting]
ISBN: 0971925208

 

[510] Portrait with Enamel Watercolors
My design for a portrait in enamel is based on either a photocopy of a photograph or my sketch of the subject. The work is divided into small sections of various sizes and shapes. Each piece is an almost independent unit. Cutouts made from photocopies of the design are used for cutting the metal, blocking the area, transferring designs and shapes.... (2004)
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Show me more articles from: [Enameling with Professionals]|[Lilyan Bachrach]
Releated Categories: [Enamel painting]
ISBN: 0971925208

 

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