Enameling I

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JUNE 5-10, 2022 WILLIAM HOLLAND

SAMANTHA LAZZARO - ENAMELING I

We will start by learning kiln and tool safety, as well as how to anneal, texture, and clean copper before enameling, then begin the basic enameling techniques. Additional techniques include wet packing, sgraffito, watercolor paintings, wire inlay, enamel pendants with stones, separation enamels, and use of rubber stamps; more possible depending on interest. Lab fee includes a class kit with all enamel colors, jewel lumps and enamel threads, as well as different copper shapes, copper sheet, and wire to use for the projects. Additional copper pieces, tools, findings and enamels will be available for purchase.

Lab Fee: $150.00

Estimated Materials Cost: $0+

Prerequisites: None

Bio:

Samantha Lazzaro

Samantha has been beading since her teens and began working with glass and metal when she moved to Florida. Besides being self-taught, she has taken many classes at William Holland Lapidary School. Always experimenting, Samantha has created techniques original to her art.


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