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Join Anat as she takes you deeper into the world of enamels. Enamels come in many forms, including liquid! Liquid enamels are a much finer consistency than traditional enamels and allow you to achieve different effects and are absolutely dynamite when used in tandem with techniques like sgraffito, etching, watercolor, and layering. You can also use enamels to create patterns in a variety of ways.
In this class, dive into experimentation, use enamels in new ways, and build layers of color and meaning in your pieces!
Techniques Covered include:
• Mixing and application methods for liquid enamels
• Etching enamel surfaces
• Watercolor enamels
• How to use stencils
• Layering enamels
• Firing enamel pieces with multiple layers
• Kiln and torch firing methods
• Crackle enamels
• Making enameled beads
A kit of materials is included with this class. Registered students receive a class kit by mail, shipped to the address used for registration. Please be sure to contact us at the time of registration with any updates re: where you want your kit shipped. The required tools are not included in the kit.
A handout is included with the class. A pdf of the handout is sent to students before the first day of class.
Read what students have to say about our online classes on the testimonials page.
Tools for this Class
This is a list of tools required to have in order to practice the techniques shown in class. They are not included in the materials kit.
A list of tools with links to recommended suppliers for the best prices will be sent to you after registration. If you have questions about the tool list, please contact us.
150 grit alundum stone
Enamesl - transparent and opaque
Etch All (liquid preferred, cream ok)
Plastic container (5x5x2")
About Our Interactive Online Classes
This class is online and uses the Zoom app/website. Through Zoom, you’ll be able to see demos and follow instructions, ask questions and interact with your instructor. Zoom is easy to use and free for students to use for class, and works on most devices, like phones (iphone, Android, etc), tablets (iPads, etc), and computers (Mac or PC).
Each class is also recorded and available for students to watch later, to review instructions or in case you missed a class.
Students work at home or in their studio. All of our recommended tools and the kit materials are chosen to be home studio friendly.
Registration and cancelation policies.
Students must have basic enameling skills like Enameling 1 (see class calendar) or equivalent experience.
Location: Silvera Jewelry School, Berkeley, CA