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Upcoming Workshops

March 2019
02 March 2019
Carpenter Art Enamel Foundation,645 Colfax Ave
Bellevue,KY41073United States
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$115.00 – $135.00

Introduction to Enameling+ Day 1 with Tom Ellis – 3/2

This is the best introduction to art enameling! – and a great way to sharpen your skills and learn how to control materials and procedures for consistent results (the “+” in the title).  No prior experience required.    Learn multiple approaches to making something beautiful and take away two pieces each day.  Take both days (recommended)…

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03 March 2019
Carpenter Art Enamel Foundation,645 Colfax Ave
Bellevue,KY41073United States
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$115.00 – $135.00
09 March 2019
Carpenter Art Enamel Foundation,645 Colfax Ave
Bellevue,KY41073United States
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$191.00 – $224.00

Fine Silver Metal Clay Jewelry On Bisque Bead 1 Day Workshop With Trish Jeffers-Zeh

PREMIUM AND BENEFACTOR MEMBERS ONLY $191 EARLY BIRD OR $238 AFTER FEBRUARY 28TH <CLICK HERE> TO JOIN. YOU CAN FIND DISCOUNTS ON HOTELS <HERE> AND OTHER HELPFUL TIPS <HERE>. This is a day of metal clay exploration. Create a rich silver hollow pendant combining fine silver metal clay on a ceramic bisque bead. Trish will share her knowledge of how…

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16 March 2019
Carpenter Art Enamel Foundation,645 Colfax Ave
Bellevue,KY41073United States
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$340.00 – $400.00

Cloisonné Enamel Jewel With Tom Ellis (2 Day Workshop) 3/16-3/17

Advanced Cloisonné

Discover your inner Fabergé!  Make your own cloisonné jewel using multiple types and colors of vitreous enamel, silver and copper wire, and copper disks fired in our furnaces.  Taught by a master enamelist!  For anyone with basic enameling experience (such as Intro I). PREMIUM AND BENEFACTOR MEMBERS ONLY $340 EARLY BIRD OR $425 AFTER FEBRUARY…

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21 March 2019
Carpenter Art Enamel Foundation,645 Colfax Ave
Bellevue,KY41073United States
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$646.00 – $760.00

Draw & Paint with GLASS on STEEL – Alisa Looney Mar. 21- Mar. 24

Learn from a renowned artist how to enamel on steel, which is affordable and fun!  Achieve fine detail, depth and color on a panel, wall relief, or jewelry with watercolor enamel, sgraffito, and more.  For anyone with basic enameling experience. PREMIUM AND BENEFACTOR MEMBERS ONLY $646 EARLY BIRD OR $808 AFTER FEBRUARY 28TH <CLICK HERE> TO JOIN.…

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April 2019
06 April 2019
Carpenter Art Enamel Foundation,645 Colfax Ave
Bellevue,KY41073United States
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$130 – $160

Hot Scrolling With Teresa Olavarria (1 Day Workshop) 4/06

In this one-day workshop students will learn how to work with molten glass. They will learn to recognize the various stages of melting and fusing, as well as when and how to scroll the molten glass to create a beautifully marbleized enamel pendant and brooch. <CLICK HERE> TO JOIN THE ENAMEL FOUNDATION. YOU CAN FIND DISCOUNTS…

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09 April 2019
Carpenter Art Enamel Foundation,645 Colfax Ave
Bellevue,KY41073United States
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$731 – $860

Dimensional Enameling – Anne Havel 4/9 – 4/12

Learn how to torch fire soldered, curved pieces from one of the most respected enamelists in the US. How to create a vision for a project, design and form it, then bring it to life. Basic enameling and soldering skills recommended. PREMIUM AND BENEFACTOR MEMBERS ONLY  $731  <CLICK HERE> TO JOIN. YOU CAN FIND DISCOUNTS ON HOTELS <HERE> AND…

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25 April 2019
Carpenter Art Enamel Foundation,645 Colfax Ave
Bellevue,KY41073United States
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$333 – $392

Wire-Weaving in Jewelry Design I – Kaska Firor 4/25-4/26

PREMIUM AND BENEFACTOR MEMBERS ONLY $333 EARLY BIRD OR $416 AFTER JANUARY 31ST <CLICK HERE> TO JOIN. YOU CAN FIND DISCOUNTS ON HOTELS <HERE> AND OTHER HELPFUL TIPS <HERE>. Anyone age 18 or older with an interest in making creative jewelry will be excited by the skills learned in this 2-day, hands-on workshop!While creating three progressively more difficult projects, students…

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27 April 2019
Carpenter Art Enamel Foundation,645 Colfax Ave
Bellevue,KY41073United States
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$313.00 – $368

Wire-Weaving in Jewelry Design II – Kaska Firor 4/27-4/28

PREMIUM AND BENEFACTOR MEMBERS ONLY $313 EARLY BIRD OR $391 AFTER JANUARY 21ST <CLICK HERE> TO JOIN. YOU CAN FIND DISCOUNTS ON HOTELS <HERE> AND OTHER HELPFUL TIPS <HERE>. Did you take Part 1? You can go further and deeper into the techniques by taking Part 2 and get 20% off the total 4 days with coupon code (alldays). This 2-day…

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May 2019
03 May 2019
Carpenter Art Enamel Foundation,645 Colfax Ave
Bellevue,KY41073United States
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$459.00 – $540.00

Drawing and Painting in Enamels – 3 DAY WORKSHOP WITH CHARITY HALL — May 3 – 5, 2019

Explore the art of painting with vitreous enamel (glass) to create abstract images or intricate drawings on copper even if you don’t know how to draw or paint!  Unlock the secrets of watercolor techniques and controlled kiln firing to make jewelry, small bowls, or tiles. PREMIUM AND BENEFACTOR MEMBERS ONLY $459 EARLY BIRD OR $574…

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11 May 2019
Carpenter Art Enamel Foundation,645 Colfax Ave
Bellevue,KY41073United States
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$340 – $400

Vitreous Enamel Painting – An Overview of Materials and Technique with Tom Ellis (2 DAY WORKSHOP) 5/11-5/12

PREMIUM AND BENEFACTOR MEMBERS ONLY $340 EARLY BIRD OR $425 AFTER FEBRUARY 28TH <CLICK HERE> TO JOIN. YOU CAN FIND DISCOUNTS ON HOTELS <HERE> AND OTHER HELPFUL TIPS <HERE>. Anyone age 18 or older with basic art enameling experience (such as taking our Intro I course) who wants to learn about materials used in enamel painting and the procedures used…

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18 May 2019
Carpenter Art Enamel Foundation,645 Colfax Ave
Bellevue,KY41073United States
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$718 – $844

Enamel Screen Printing – 5 Day Workshop – Kathleen Wilcox 5/18-5/22

Kathy Wilcox, Floridance Quilt Whooping Crane, 22 x 22 frame

Come immerse your self in the tropical gardens of Kathleen Wilcox’s breathtaking enamel art. Learn the materials and procedures Kathleen uses to create these awe-inspiring works including ‘Enamel Screen Printing’ techniques. PREMIUM AND BENEFACTOR MEMBERS ONLY $718 EARLY BIRD OR $897 AFTER FEBRUARY 18TH <CLICK HERE> TO JOIN. YOU CAN FIND DISCOUNTS ON HOTELS <HERE> AND OTHER HELPFUL TIPS <HERE>.…

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June 2019
05 June 2019
Carpenter Art Enamel Foundation,645 Colfax Ave
Bellevue,KY41073United States
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$211.00 – $248.00

Adjustable Hinged Bracelet – Richard Salley – 6/05

PREMIUM AND BENEFACTOR MEMBERS ONLY $211 EARLY BIRD OR $263 AFTER MARCH 6TH <CLICK HERE> TO JOIN. YOU CAN FIND DISCOUNTS ON HOTELS <HERE> AND OTHER HELPFUL TIPS <HERE>. If you are intrigued with clasps, hinges and mechanisms, you’re sure to enjoy fabricating this handsome bracelet. Bring your soldering and sawing A-game to this class and pick up a few…

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06 June 2019
Carpenter Art Enamel Foundation,645 Colfax Ave
Bellevue,KY41073United States
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$218.00 – $256.00

Beyond the Basic Bezel – Richard Salley – 6/06

PREMIUM AND BENEFACTOR MEMBERS ONLY $218 EARLY BIRD OR $272 AFTER MARCH 6TH <CLICK HERE> TO JOIN. YOU CAN FIND DISCOUNTS ON HOTELS <HERE> AND OTHER HELPFUL TIPS <HERE>. If you feel you are proficient at setting stones with standard bezel wire (30-26 gauge), it's time for you to step up to using heavier gauges (20-16 gauge) for your bezels.…

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08 June 2019
Carpenter Art Enamel Foundation,645 Colfax Ave
Bellevue,KY41073United States
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$130 – $152