Visiting Instructor Workshops

Join us in welcoming Anne Havel for this 3 day Torch-Fired Enameling Class!

IN THE LINE OF FIRE: TORCH-FIRED ENAMELS

Using a torch, various methods of line creation and imagery within your enamel piece will be demonstrated. By applying successive layers of liquid, acrylic, transparent or opaque powdered enamels, techniques such as sgraffto, graphite, sifting, frescale, acid-etching, painting, and more, will be covered. Additionally, under/maturity/& over-fring are utilized in building and preserving drawings and layers in the fnal piece. Cold-connection and minimal soldering options for your piece(s) can be discussed, time allowing.

 

Friday, Saturday & Sunday March 9th, 10th, & 11th, 2018

10am – 5pm daily

$470 – Tuition includes $20 for class supplies

SOLD OUT – email us to be put on the waitlist

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Anne Havel received her BBA in accounting from Baruch College in 1980 and became a CPA in 1981.  Abandoning the corporate world in 2001, she has now been an independent studio artist for 16 years, teaching workshops and exhibiting in juried fine craft shows.

Her work is and has been included in numerous exhibitions, collections, and publications.  Most recent highlights: 

2017

Enamel Arts Foundation acquisition for their permanent collection

Alchemy4 the 16th Juried International Enamel Exhibition

20:20 Visions, Association for Contemporary Jewellery, Great Britain

2016

Materials: Hard & Soft

Art Jewelry Today 4, Schiffer Publishing

Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist’s “How to Enamel Jewelry”

Anne is Treasurer of:

Society of North American Goldsmiths

The Enamelist Society

Pocosin Arts, Columbia, NC

We are excited to have Wanaree back again for these workshops!

Radiant Bloom Ring

Learn to create a layered, dimensional fine silver metal clay ring sized to fit. Featuring the complete Die Cut Tool method, techniques for contouring and altering design elements, predictive ring construction methods to compensate for shrinkage of the clay during firing, best refinement practices and metal finishing.

Thursday & Friday June 28th – 29th, 2018 10am – 5pm

 

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Wanaree Tanner began her career in metal clay in 2008 and remains at the forefront of innovation,  technique development and tool invention; producing a prolific collection of work as a professional artist. She travels extensively teaching her working processes and illuminating exciting new approaches to metal clay. 

Stone Setting Masterclass

This workshop will walk you through creating a unique, customized fine silver metal clay stone setting for a non-fireable stone. Learn Wanaree’s method to design and construct a metal clay setting that will shrink down to fit a cut stone after firing! Featuring the complete Die Cut Tool method, layering elements to create unusual bezel settings, predictive construction methods to compensate for firing shrinkage, how to create a “high profile” illusion out of a “low profile” stone, best refinement practices, stone setting method for fired metal clay, and metal finishing.

Saturday & Sunday  June 30 – July 1st, 2018 – 10am to 5pm

 

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