April 25, 2021 - May 2, 2021, via ZOOM
Botanical Painting on Enamel
This workshop focuses on observing and painting floral objects with a modern approach. Students will learn drawing and painting skills with step-by-step instructions. Demonstrations will include how to create illusions of three-dimensional quality using lines, volumes, colors, and other details of plant species from photographic references. Various styles and techniques for drawing and painting flowers and leaves with overglaze paints on enamels will be presented. These techniques include mixing colors, making marks, building up layers, and adding fine details on enameled copper. Some experience with sifting required.
Explore the colorful art of painting natural forms in enamel using powdered glass and copper. Try your hand at a variety of approaches to painting imagery and apply those techniques to projects ranging from jewelry to small bowls or tiles. No painting or enameling experience is necessary, but a steady hand is required.
John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, NC...Sunday, June 13 - Saturday, June 19, 2012
Explore a variety of methods to create monochrome and multicolor designs using powdered and other enamels. Take inspiration from geometric and organic patterned fabric, photographs, and paintings. Practice rendering, drawing, mixing colors, making marks, and adding details on enameled copper. Use watercolor enamels, underglaze pencils, overglaze china paints, pen and ink, and more to create your unique enameled pieces. All levels welcome.
Explore a variety of ways to achieve monochrome and multicolor designs using powdered and other enamels. Take designs from various geometric and organic patterned fabric designs, photographs, and paintings. Refresh them using watercolor enamels, underglaze pencils, overglaze china paints, pen and ink, and more! Beginner; Materials fee, payable to instructor, $45 to include painting enamels, underglaze pencils, watercolor enamels, china paints, etc.
Technique focus: using china paints via ZOOM
Advanced Limoges Painting, project-based via ZOOM
Technique focus: using watercolor enamels and underglaze pencils