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Blacksmith Enameling

…worked in industrial enameling for almost 15 years and was about to be exposed to art enameling. What the artists did in that workshop, using material very similar to that…

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Enameling on Electroformed Vessels

…of enameling. #2114 Vessel: 10″ x 5 3/4″ x 3 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ electroformed copper, enamel. Electroforming is electroplating when most of the surface has been thickened by plating….

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2008 Enamel Foundation Conference

enameling. Bill Helwig gave a Power Point presentation about his enameling career. Ben Caldwell shared his thoughts about art and his mission with large-scale enameling. He answered the many questions…

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The Enamelware of Tibor Kopocs

…he saw my etchings, he shouted, “You have to enamel.” I didn’t know what he meant. I hadn’t heard of enameling until then and to tell the truth I wasn’t…

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Intro to Enameling: Double-Sided Pendant 2

…Fig. 17 Variations of Project 2, front and back Related Links: Intro to Enameling Project 1 – Double-Sided Pendant Intro to Enameling Project 3 – Cloisonne Pendant Intro To Enameling

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Fascinating Interaction of Enamel

…never really been lost since then. The work stages in enameling start with the raw materials – green and blue grass, not yet crushed Egyptians, Celts and Germans were familiar…

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Campbell Folk School Enameling Class

I recently had the opportunity to teach teenagers enameling at one of my favorite places in the world, John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, North Carolina. I was a…

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New Zealand Enameling Culture

…especially Elizabeth Fraser-Davies, the award-winning and book-writing doyenne of New Zealand enameling who stood out in her enamel practice or-re generation before me. Her example encouraged me to persist. Isolation…

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Felicia Liban and Learning to Enamel

While living in Little Neck, NY, during the mid-sixties, I took an enameling class at the local YWHA. It took a while for me to overcome my fear of the…

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Underglaze Pencils

Jessica Calderwood after having stepped upon some magic toes in history gives renewed credential to the field of enameling in a current mode; the use of underglaze pencils. She discovered…

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W.W. Carpenter Enamel Foundation Workshops

…of fine arts degree in metalsmithing and enameling from Kent State University, renowned for their enameling program. Studying with distinguished artists in the field nurtured her creativity which reflects in…

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Unconventional Enameling Projects

I am a self-taught enamellist. Having never heard of enameling, I began in the mid-70s with enamels and copper shapes that the local children’s crafts program was throwing away. One…

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2006 February Book Reviews

…PA 19310 Lilyan Bachrach’s new book, Contemporary Enameling – Art and Techniques, is an all-color, enlarged edition of her best selling book Enameling with Professionals. Any enameler, beginner, intermediate, or……

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Proper Use of Liquid Metals

…it they are doing. During the actual enameling steps of their project they have taken granules of glass and fused this sandy material onto a metal substrate to form a…

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The Enamelwork of Bill Helwig

…a lie tomorrow” means that he is a consummate researcher and experimenter who continually reinvents and reintroduces technical knowledge to spur the growth of enameling as a viable exciting art…