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Enameling On Ballpoint

Multicolor enamel ballpoint pens can provide the artist graphic versatility and direct color enhanced drawing never before possible. In combination with enamel painting and other drawing mediums – (watercolor, oil,…

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Cécile Chancerel

…various techniques of enameling, with professional enamellers showing their work. For this occasion Cécile made a film from her workshop explaining the different techniques of enameling. Two professional schools came……

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Plique-a-Jour Pictorial

…3) The earring after the first firing in the kiln. Plique-à-jour enameling is set into the metal framework in thin layers and then under fired until they just barely start…

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66 Enamels in a California Show

The Northern California Enameling Guild (“NCEG”) and the ACCI Gallery recently sponsored an excellent show of works from around the world. Located in Berkeley, California, the ACCI is a cooperative…

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How to Make a Frame for Enamel Pieces

…ready for enameling. After enameling the supernatant edge of the brooch frame is filed off and the enamel and the silver get stoned and polished. After that, make and fasten…

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Antonia Schwed A Life of Creativity

…she discovered her passion for jewelry and enameling. African Elephant. Necklace. Champlevé enamel. From that point, she went on to become a teacher of enameling, first at the Craft Students…

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The Enamelware of Sean Alton

…hooked me on enameling. My experiments with enamel began with applying acrylic enamel onto pre-enameled steel tiles. Then, a class in plique-a-jour inspired me to make some goblets. Later works…

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Peggy Kaplan

…saying that I could teach enameling. I asked “what is enameling?” Cowboy. 18”x4”. Music box inside body. Copper enamel, copper wire, gold, brass base. Private collection, London, England. After we…

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2009 Exhibition of Enamel Art Work

…whom were seeing enamels in this context and scale for the first time. Enameling is an exciting, relatively unexplored medium of contemporary art in India. An awareness is being steadily…

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Cloisonne Jewelry with 24k Wires

…the first five layers; any subsequent enameling helps to fine tune and bring all cells to the upper edge of the cloisonné wire. Finishing When the enameling is complete, the…

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The Enamelware of Bev Yokley

…at Virginia Commonwealth University, again in jewelry / metalsmithing, that she discovered enamels. “I took to enamels instantly. In a sense, enameling reminded me of working in watercolors. Both are…

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Enamels in Medieval Galleries

…bases. This robust and durable method of enameling came to the fore in Western Europe in the twelfth century and its application to liturgical objects is shown on a variety…

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Creating Basse-taille Artwork

…press so I made good use of the club’s press. You may understand, however, that after some time I returned to my favorite technique, enameling. I am rather fickle in…

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Master Metalsmith Dorothy Sturm

Entering the enameling studio, one is struck by its openness. Light fills the space. Shelves are lined with organic vessel forms and dense architectural silhouettes. Glass and pools of color…

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The Jewelry of Barbara Seidenath

…Partly this is due to the enameling techniques used. Drawings are engraved into the surface before enameling. The surface is then stoned back to flat and layers of transparent enamel…

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Micro Vacuum Cleaner for Enamelists

…small vacuum cleaners that are commercially available, which are designed for cleaning computer keyboards, are not useful in enameling. The vacuum is far too strong, and they are awkward. The…

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Enameled Jewelry of Hali Baykov

…with gold beads and strung on nylon line. All parts are articulated, and attachments are held with cheniers soldered on prior to enameling [see pictures 1.a and 1.b]. Hali Baykov…

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Joseph Trippetti – Cloisonne on Steel

…in England, where he majored in silversmithing. He has been enameling since the 1950s. For some years he taught enameling and painting before concentrating on commissions and gallery exhibitions. The…

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Working with Large Mosaic Enamels

…don’t be afraid to be creative. Excerpts from the book: Enameling with Professionals A unique book for everyone interested in the art and techniques of enameling By: Lilyan Bachrach –…

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Metalsmith ’94 Summer: Exhibition Reviews

…the Fifteenth Anniversary Egg. The delicate patterning of the enamel was achieved by the guilloche technique (finely engraving the silver or gold eggshells before enameling), and by using layers of…