Experiments with Enamel and Rust

Some Experience Required
June 17 & 24 2023 9:30 am - 12:30 pm View in Your Timezone

The workshop will explore how to add richness to enameled pieces through the introduction of rust. We will work on steel with liquid enamels and look at forming, texturing and mark-making techniques and the tools and implements to use.  Firing techniques will include kiln and gas torch firing. After firing you will learn different ways to rub back the surface ready for rusting. Different means of rusting will be demonstrated. Finally, some cheats using copper will be shown.


Meet the Instructor

Amanda Denison

Amanda Denison is an English Jewellery Artist, living and working in London. Amanda’s approach to enamelling is experimental. She is fascinated by the interplay between rust and enamel and exploring how far this can be taken. Each piece is a one-off; processes can be repeated but rusting is unpredictable and often yields unexpected results Amanda’s…


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