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    Studio Tours

    We invite all of you to post photos of your studio, so that we can visit!
    led by Trish White

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    Fauré Technique- Tutorial

    It was Alexandre Marty’s creative experimentation that gave Fauré enamels their distinctive three-dimensional surfaces. His energetic curiosity led him to develop direct flame and drip techniques as well as his most important discovery, the ability...  more
    led by Trish White

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    Torch Firing & Tutorials

    "Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others." Jonathan Swift

    The technique of fusing glass enamel onto metal with the use of an Acetylene, Propane, or Natural Gas torch.
    led by Trish White

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    METAL CLAY & Enamels

    Metal Clay: It composed of microscopic particles of precious metal (silver or gold), a non-toxic organic binder and water. It looks, feels and is shaped very similar to potter's clay but when fired all that is left is solid precious metal.
    led by Trish White

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    Enamel Colors

    What is Color? - How to use Transparents, Opaques, and Opalescent glass Enamels on metals. Tips on shading and favorite colors.
    led by Trish White

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    Plique-á-Jour

    "The color of the object illuminated partakes of the color of that which illuminates it"..Leonardo da Vinci, Painter

    A beautiful technique offering the look of a stained glass window by using transparent enamels without a metal back.
    led by Trish White

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    Painting - Grisaille, Limoges, Impasto

    "Every artist dips his brush in his own soul and paints his own nature into his picture." Henry Ward Beecher, Painter



    Grisaille - A very fine ground white enamel is painted onto a dark enamel background in such a way that all the shades from opaque...  more
    led by Trish White

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    Liquid Enamel

    Enamel when ground can be suspended in water or in oil. In a aqueous solution, with special additives, it is supplied commercially as LIQUID ENAMEL. (sometimes called Slush or Crackle.) Liquid enamel is applied to metal either by spraying, pouring,...  more
    led by Trish White

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    Basse Taille

    "I begin with an idea and then it becomes something." - Pablo Picasso, Painter


    French for "low cut" describes the texturing of metal to create illusionary depths when the light from transparent enamels reflect off the metal.
    led by Trish White

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    Champlevé & Etching Tutorials

    "The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery." - Francis Bacon


    A recessed technique applied to metal. It is achieved by the use of acid etching, engraving, embossing, electroforming or fabrication. The enamels are then inlaid into the design.
    led by Trish White

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    Cloisonné

    "I try to apply colors like words that shape poems, like notes that shape music." - Joan Miro, Painter.


    The term "Cloisonné" comes from the French word "cloison" meaning a partition or wall.  Thin strips of wire are applied to an enameled surface in a...  more
    led by Trish White

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    NOTEBOOK-pedia

    "Knowledge is a journey, help it along"

    Assorted topics of knowledge from members notebooks.
    led by Trish White