Teaching and Learning – a love of enamel

I had a wonderful day on Friday teaching Clare a little bit about cloisonné enamelling. She used premade fine silver blanks and working from her little sketches I showed her how to break an image down into sections to form the fine silver wires. I then demonstrated how to lay them into the piece and …

New samples and planning

I’m putting together workshops for early 2019. These will be as follows Wednesday 16th January and 6th February Art clay Silver for enamelling. This workshop is to make pieces in art clay silver, suitable for enamel and does not include any enamelling. We suggest taking an enamelling workshop as a follow up class. These can …

Workshop planning for 2019

I’m putting together workshops for early 2019. These will be as follows Wednesday 16th January and 6th February Art clay Silver for enamelling. This workshop is to make pieces in art clay silver, suitable for enamel and does not include any enamelling. We suggest taking an enamelling workshop as a follow up class. These can …

Etching silver with Tom Lundsten

Saturday 16th February and Sunday 17th February 2019 The course teaches or demonstrates how one can transfer computer drawings or patterns to silver sheet by use of photopolymer film, and subsequent electro-etching. This will be a one day workshop but can be followed by a second day learning how to enamel on the silver pieces …

New work and happy collaboration

Tom and I are are just working on the final few pieces for our next two shows.  The first will be Kunsthåndværk I Brøndsalen 18, 19, 20 and 21st October 2018 http://www.khib.dk and this will be followed by Art& at York Racecourse 26, 27 & 28th October 2018 http://www.artand.co.uk I’m very excited about this collaboration …

More new work

I’ve had a fantastic time over in Denmark working with my partner Tom Lundsten.  We did some more pieces for our Pebble Collection.  These are etched, formed and constructed and enamelled.  Some of them are also engraved by Tom before enamelling, others are textured.  The transparent enamels show this lovely pattern of the engraved or …