Upcoming Workshops

Pocosin Arts School of Fine Crafts, Columbia, NC

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.

John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, NC...Friday, June 11 - Sunday, June 13, 2021, co-teaching with Charity Hall

 

Painting Nature in Enamel

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

Maximum participants: 4

 

Inspired Designs

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.

Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville, TN...Sunday, July 18 - Friday, July 23, 2021

Maximum participants: 6 (?)

Painting in Enamel

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.

The Enamelist Society, Friday, July 30 - Monday, August 2, 2021 

Technique focus: using china paints via ZOOM 

Pocosin Arts School of Fine Crafts, Columbia, NC TBA

Advanced Limoges Painting, project-based via ZOOM

Charmed I'm Sure Studio, Mechanicsburg, PA...Saturday, October 2 - Sunday, October 3, 2021

Technique focus: using watercolor enamels and underglaze pencils

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN...Sunday, October 10 - Saturday, October 16, 2021

Maximum participants: 8

Matching Enamel Jewelry With Your Outfit

 

Mi-Sook Hur is an award-winning enamelist and metalsmith who is a professor in the School of Art and Design at East Carolina University. Her work focuses on the realistic images inspired by nature and she explores the modern studies of Limoges techniques. Most recently, she wrote a chapter about her painterly techniques in The Art of Fine Enameling by Karen Cohen. Hur is a former artist-in-residence at John Michael Kohler Arts Center and at the Jentel Foundation.

 © 1996-2021 MI-SOOK HUR All Rights Reserved / misookhur@gmail.com / www.misookhur.com

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