"Torch Enameling" Friday November 25, 2022 11:00am-3:30pm

"Torch Enameling" Friday November 25, 2022 11:00am-3:30pm

$85.00Price

You will learn the art of Enameling on these adorable metal seahorses or choose fleur de lis, hearts or several other shapes to enamel. Soooo many beautiful colors to choose from. make earrings and a pendant... So grab a friend or two and lets have some fun !!!

  • "Torch Enameling"

    Instructor: Sheila A. Smith

    Date:            Friday November 26, 2022

    Time:               11:00am - 3:30pm

    Skill Level:    All Levels

    Age Limit: 15  up

    Maximum Class Size: 6

    Class Fee:  $85.00

    Kit Fee: Included in Class Fee

     

    Note:

    Enameling (for the purpose of this class) is the process of applying finely ground glass to metal, when the metal is heated to a high temperature the glass melts and fuses to the metal. In this class we will be using a torch to fuse the glass to metal.

     

    Class description:                                                                      

    Learning the art of enameling using adorable metal seahorses, or choose fleur de lis, hearts or from a variety of other shapes and sizes. You will learn how enamel using rubber stamps, sgraffito, stencils and so much more. In this class we will use a torch to fuse the glass to the metal.

     

    You will Learn:                                                                                  

    The art of enameling using a hand held torch instead of using a kiln, how to counter enamel, create beautiful designs using stencils, rubber stamps, and sgraffito. You will learn the proper way to clean metal, what types of metal works best, what gauge metal to use, filing, torch setup, proper tools to use, what supplies you will need and safety tips. You will make ear-wires for your earrings, make a leather cord for your necklace, attach end connectors to leather and what size cord to use. Once you learn the process you will be able to go home and make beautiful enameled jewelry..

     

    Skills Covered:

    Enameling, counter enameling, torch firing vs kiln firing, filing, filing glass, torch setup, design, using rubber stamps, stencils, and sgraffito, proper tools to use, cleaning metal filing, filing glass, torch setup, what tools to use, supplies you will need, make ear-wires, make a leather cord for your necklace, attach end connectors to leather and what size cord works best, choosing supplies inexpensively, torch and enameling safety tips.

     

    Kit to Include:                                                                          

    Everything needed to complete this project.   

     

    Skill Level:                                                                                            

    No experience necessary.

    Tools to Bring:                                                                                 

    None ! You will use studio tools.

    What to Wear:                                             

    Closed toe shoes required (we will be using a torch) and wear comfortable clothes. Latex gloves, apron, safety glasses and mask will be provided if needed.

     

    Where:                                                                                               

    SAS by Design Studio                                                                       

    6170 Larkwood Ln                                                                            

    Long Beach, MS 39560

     

    Questions?:                                                          

    sasbydesign@aol.com                                                                        

    Call: 228-864-9138

     

    Please Note:                                                                                      

    One seat per person per class.  Space is limited so please do not bring any guests or children with you to class.

     

    Classes will start on time.

     

    To Register:                                                                                  

    Submit Payment

     

    Cancellation Policy:                                                                             

    No refunds are provided if you cannot attend your scheduled class.  You may send someone in your place if you let us know to expect them.  We reserve the right to cancel a class at anytime.  If that happens, for any reason, you will receive a full refund.  In case of inclement weather, we will reschedule the class or give a full refund.