Upcoming Workshops

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

JAM Session...Technique focus: Watercolor Enamel Earrings

Workshop...Technique focus: Painting Enamel using overglaze china paints 

Watercolor Enameling: Easy and Simple, Metalwerx...August 7 -14, 2021. Weekly on Saturday, via ZOOM

Using watercolor enamels, students will learn how to create images and patterns on opaque enameled copper with step-by-step instructions. The watercolor enamels used in the workshop will allow you to achieve very detailed, colorful, and subtle images and patterns on a glass surface. Techniques include mixing colors, making marks, building up layers, and adding fine details. If you have ever wanted to learn how to add a drawing or a painterly quality into your work using watercolor enamels, then this is the workshop for you! Imagery can range from realistic to abstract and include pencil drawings, and watercolor paintings—some experience with sifting is preferred.

Haystak Mountain School of Crafts, DEMONSTRATION, ENAMEL PAINTING...Wednesday, September 1, 2021 

Mi-Sook Hur takes you on a journey into how to draw and paint with enamels. She demystifies how to work with color, adding layers and details to create images inspired by nature. This online programs will be presented as free and open to the public. 

Pocosin Arts School of Fine Crafts, Columbia, NC...September 4-12, 2021. Weekly on Saturday and Sunday,

Advanced Limoges Painting, project-based via ZOOM

Registration for this workshop will open July 2nd.

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

Technique focus: using watercolor enamels and underglaze pencils

Botanical Painting on Enamel 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 creating 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.

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

Maximum participants: 8

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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 realistic images inspired by nature, and she explores the modern studies of Limoges techniques. 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 the Jentel Foundation.