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  • Fine Art Enamellists - Jessica Calderwood

    Jessica Calderwood is very active now in the United States. She is a professor at Ball State University in Indiana. She uses a mixed media approach, with enamel, different metals, all sorts of industrial processing, and a wild imagination. We will focus on her works which are mainly enamels. Coup...
  • Fine Art Enamellists - Benvenuto Cellini

    This blog is designed to acquaint readers with the work of enamellists who are working in fine art, that is, representational and abstract images designed to deliver a specific message or emotional tone , as opposed to decorative art. Benvenuto Cellini The first artist I knew anything about was ...
  • Fine Art Enamellists -Stefan Knapp

    This blog is designed to acquaint readers with the work of enamellists who are working in fine art, that is, representational and abstract images designed to deliver a specific message or emotional tone , as opposed to decorative art. Stefan Knapp Stefan Knapp was an enamelist who led an adventuro...
  • Fine Art Enamellists - Pat Johnson

    This blog is designed to acquaint readers with the work of enamellists who are working in fine art, that is, representational and abstract images designed to deliver a specific message or emotional tone , as opposed to decorative art. Pat Johnson Pat Johnson lives and works in London, UK.  S...
  • Fine Art Enamellists - Howard Eisman

    This blog is designed to acquaint readers with the work of enamellists who are working in fine art, that is, representational and abstract images designed to deliver a specific message or emotional tone , as opposed to decorative art. Howard Eisman Howard Eisman  has said that his art is desi...
  • Fine Art Enamellists - Anne Dinan

      This blog is designed to acquaint readers with the work of enamellists who are working in fine art, that is, representational and abstract images designed to deliver a specific message or emotional tone , as opposed to decorative art. Anne Dinan Anne Dinan is a regionally recognized fine a...
  • Fine Art Enamellists - Juan Esteban Perez

    This blog is designed to acquaint readers with the work of enamellists who are working in fine art, that is, representational and abstract images designed to deliver a specific message or emotional tone , as opposed to decorative art. Juan Esteban Perez Estaban Perez is a fine art enamelist who ha...
  • ENAMEL ART IN PUBLIC PLACES

    Enamel Art In Public Places Signs in the late 19th century and early 20thcentury used a lot of enamel. It was the best material for waterproof and fade proof colors located on signs on our streets. It allows easy removal of graffiti. It was a most visible medium in public places.  There a...
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  • PRIVATE: DECORATIVE ENAMELING

    Decorative or applied art can be exquisite, magnificent and beautiful. It is not easy to draw a line between such art and expressive art.  Renaissance objects, such as Cellini’s  Saliera Salt Celler (below) have places of honor in museums which rival the places of honor in which pain...
  • PRIVATE: HISTORY- 16TH CENTURY ART ENAMELS

    16th Century Art Enamels   Enameling is a process which takes place using high heat (over 500°C). by melting enamel on metal which not only bonds the enamel, but also creates brilliant smooth colors on the surface of the metal. Despite the difficulties in creating this permanent uni...
  • Enamel Fine Art

    My first exhibit as an enamelist was an organized show on the streets of Greenwich Village. Some judges came by and said that I merited a prize (well! hurrah), but, oh, wait, enamel, glass on metal, was a craft and thus ineligible for a prize as art. This seemed crazy as I was showing framed abstrac...
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