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June 2019
09 June 2019
Carpenter Art Enamel Foundation,645 Colfax Ave
Bellevue,KY41073United States
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$130 – $152
12 June 2019
Carpenter Art Enamel Foundation,645 Colfax Ave
Bellevue,KY41073United States
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$530 – $624

Enamels: Exploring Texture, Color and Form – Kathryn Osgood – 6/12-6/15

PREMIUM AND BENEFACTOR MEMBERS ONLY $530 EARLY BIRD OR $663 AFTER MARCH 12TH <CLICK HERE> TO JOIN. YOU CAN FIND DISCOUNTS ON HOTELS <HERE> AND OTHER HELPFUL TIPS <HERE>. In this workshop, we will explore ways to use vitreous enamels to create rich textural surfaces on three dimensional forms. Emphasis will be on building rich textured surfaces through experimentation with…

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20 June 2019
Carpenter Art Enamel Foundation,645 Colfax Ave
Bellevue,KY41073United States
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$476 – $595

Fifty Shades of Gray – Jessica Calderwood 6/20-6/22

PREMIUM AND BENEFACTOR MEMBERS ONLY $476 EARLY BIRD OR $595 AFTER MARCH 20th <CLICK HERE> TO JOIN. YOU CAN FIND DISCOUNTS ON HOTELS <HERE> AND OTHER HELPFUL TIPS <HERE>. Working from personal sketches and reference images, learn how to use chiaroscuro rendering techniques in vitreous enamel. Starting with copper sheet and porcelain coated steel, demonstrations will be given on…

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

Setting Enamels: From Tabs to Bezels – Marissa Saneholz 7/10-7/11

PREMIUM AND BENEFACTOR MEMBERS ONLY $340 EARLY BIRD OR $425 AFTER APRIL 10TH <CLICK HERE> TO JOIN. YOU CAN FIND DISCOUNTS ON HOTELS <HERE> AND OTHER HELPFUL TIPS <HERE>. In this workshop, students will have the opportunity to learn several successful ways to set enamels. Students will learn the basics of tab, pop-up prong, classic prong, and bezel settings as…

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12 July 2019
Carpenter Art Enamel Foundation,645 Colfax Ave
Bellevue,KY41073United States
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$340 – $425

Fancy Findings: Pin Backs and More! – Marissa Saneholz 7/12-7/13

PREMIUM AND BENEFACTOR MEMBERS ONLY $340 EARLY BIRD OR $425 AFTER APRIL 10TH <CLICK HERE> TO JOIN. YOU CAN FIND DISCOUNTS ON HOTELS <HERE> AND OTHER HELPFUL TIPS <HERE>. In this workshop, students will learn the basic anatomy of a successful pin back as well as the difference between a left-handed and right-handed mechanisms. Students will learn how to make…

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26 July 2019
Carpenter Art Enamel Foundation,645 Colfax Ave
Bellevue,KY41073United States
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$517.00 – $608.00

Techniques for Enriching Cloisonné Enameling: Adding Texture, Pattern and Markings – Amy Lyons 7/26-7/28

PREMIUM AND BENEFACTOR MEMBERS ONLY $517 EARLY BIRD OR $646 AFTER APRIL 26TH <CLICK HERE> TO JOIN. YOU CAN FIND DISCOUNTS ON HOTELS <HERE> AND OTHER HELPFUL TIPS <HERE>. Learn methods to add subtlety, complexity and a gestural feel to your cloisonné designs. In addition to the basics of wire bending and wet packing, we will cover an assortment of…

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

The Before, After and Enameling – Jennifer Wells 7/30-8/01

PREMIUM AND BENEFACTOR MEMBERS ONLY $459 EARLY BIRD OR $574 AFTER MAY 1ST CLICK HERE TO JOIN. YOU CAN FIND DISCOUNTS ON HOTELS HERE AND OTHER HELPFUL TIPS HERE. In this 3-day workshop participants will begin with fabrication techniques that work in collaboration with enameling, roller printing, stamping textures and eutectic soldering forms together as well as soldering connecting elements…

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August 2019
02 August 2019
Carpenter Art Enamel Foundation,645 Colfax Ave
Bellevue,KY41073United States
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$323 – $380

The Before, After and Enameling – Jennifer Wells 8/02-8/03

PREMIUM AND BENEFACTOR MEMBERS ONLY $323 EARLY BIRD OR $404 AFTER MAY 1ST CLICK HERE TO JOIN. YOU CAN FIND DISCOUNTS ON HOTELS HERE AND OTHER HELPFUL TIPS HERE. In this workshop participants will begin with fabrication techniques that work in collaboration with enameling, roller printing, stamping textures and eutectic soldering forms together as well as soldering connecting elements onto…

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10 August 2019
Carpenter Art Enamel Foundation,645 Colfax Ave
Bellevue,KY41073United States
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$170 – $200

Miniature Landscape Painting with Lydia Morrison – 8/10

PREMIUM AND BENEFACTOR MEMBERS ONLY $170 EARLY BIRD OR $213 AFTER MAY 10TH <CLICK HERE> TO JOIN. YOU CAN FIND DISCOUNTS ON HOTELS <HERE> AND OTHER HELPFUL TIPS <HERE>. Create a small 1.5 inch landscape painting using several different painting enamels. Techniques demonstrating brush, and knife style painting will be taught. You will leave with a finished piece enclosed in…

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17 August 2019
Carpenter Art Enamel Foundation,645 Colfax Ave
Bellevue,KY41073United States
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$130 – $162
18 August 2019
Carpenter Art Enamel Foundation,645 Colfax Ave
Bellevue,KY41073United States
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$130 – $162
September 2019
08 September 2019
Carpenter Art Enamel Foundation,645 Colfax Ave
Bellevue,KY41073United States
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$340 – $400

Cloisonné Enamel Jewel With Tom Ellis (2 Day Workshop) 9/08-9/09

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 JUNE…

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

Exploring Separation Enamel With Tom Ellis (2 Day Workshop) 9/21-9/22

Use Separation Enamel to make unique jewelry and bowl forms that blossom with flowing, contrasting layers of brilliant color!  Learn from the foremost authority and a true expert in this technique on how to achieve these unusual effects in a 2-day, hands-on workshop. PREMIUM AND BENEFACTOR MEMBERS ONLY $340 EARLY BIRD OR $425 AFTER JUNE…

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

Painting On Enamel – A Comprehensive Approach to Materials and Technique with Tom Ellis 10/06-10/07

PREMIUM AND BENEFACTOR MEMBERS ONLY $340 EARLY BIRD OR $425 AFTER JULY 6TH <CLICK HERE> TO JOIN. YOU CAN FIND DISCOUNTS ON HOTELS <HERE> AND OTHER HELPFUL TIPS <HERE>. This workshop consists of three projects that will cover many different painting materials and products including ceramic pigments, acrylic enamels, watercolor enamels, enamel marking crayons, and carefree lusters.  We will work…

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10 October 2019
Carpenter Art Enamel Foundation,645 Colfax Ave
Bellevue,KY41073United States
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$765 – $900

Foldforming for Enameling – Charles Lewton-Brain 10/10-10/13

PREMIUM AND BENEFACTOR MEMBERS ONLY $765 EARLY BIRD OR $956 AFTER JULY 10TH <CLICK HERE> TO JOIN. YOU CAN FIND DISCOUNTS ON HOTELS <HERE> AND OTHER HELPFUL TIPS <HERE>. This workshop is aimed at foldforming methods appropriate for enamels, concentrating on techniques and folds that work more easily with enamels, and the most appropriate approaches for textures and low relief…

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