Exploring Separation – Tom Ellis 2/16-2/17
Saturday, February 16, 2019 - 9:00 am to Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 4:30 pm EST$340.00 – $400.00
Separation Enamel is an enameling process that involves layering contrasting colors of enamel, one on top of the other. Once the layers are in place a product called ‘separation enamel’ is applied by brush in a linear pattern. When the separation is fired, it gets dissolved into the underlying enamel. This changes the viscosity of the enamel, spreading the layers apart with slight surface indentation where the separation enamel is applied. You might consider envisioning that your painted pattern blossoms with firing. It exposes slight edges of each layer of the painted pattern. This workshop will cover the making of jewelry size pieces and bowl forms.
Tom Ellis, Thompson Enamel Technical Foundation
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