Champleve: Two Ways in Two Days

Dates:
August 3-4, 2019  Check for other dates
Meets:
Sa and Su from 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM, 2 sessions
Hours:
3.50
CEUS:
3.50
Location:
25 Sagamore Road Enamels Studio
Instructor:
Avery Lucas
Fee:
$245  Fee Breakdown
Notes:
For safety reasons we ask everyone to comply with the dress code policy in the Metals Department: Closed-toe footwear (no high heels), pants/shorts must go below the knee, long hair must be pulled back from the face and secured. If your class is scheduled to occur in the evenings after 5PM or if you arrive on a weekend before 10AM, please enter the facilities through our rear, handicap-accessible Studio Entrance across from the Parking Lot. The front entrance and offices lock at 5PM. As you enter through the Studio Entrance, please take a right if you are looking for the Ceramics Studio. Please take a left if you are looking for the Metals Studio or the Multimedia Studio.

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Course Description

Champlevé is an enameling technique in which troughs or cells are created in sheet metal, filled with vitreous enamel, and fired to brilliant colors. Come discover two ways to achieve vivid colored enamels using etching and piercing to achieve champleve! Students will learn through demonstration and jump into hands on experience on both days. Samples and small finished pieces will be the goal for all students to take home unique work. Demonstrations will include but are not limited to salt water etching, piercing, wet packing, kiln firing, and grinding/finishing enamels. Handouts, and materials kit including use of the student enamel kit are included. Additional materials are available for purchase.
Pre-requisite: Jewelry 1 and Beginning Enameling or Department Permission required. (Please contact pfarren@worcester.edu for permission.)

Fee Breakdown:
Student Fee: $195.00
Studio Fee: $20.00
Materials Fee: $30.00

Refund Policy

A refund is given upon request in writing at least two business days prior to first class meeting. No refunds or credits are given for student absences.

When course or workshop is cancelled by the WCC, a full refund will be issued. Email wccregistration@worcester.edu

The Worcester Center for Crafts generally follows the Worcester State University inclement weather policy relative to building closing and class cancellations, however there are times that evening classes, and weekend workshops differ from the Worcester State University weather policies. Click here for cancelations The Worcester Center for Crafts schedules make-up classes when possible for sequential classes.

Questions? Call us at 508.753.8183 X301



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