Metal Fire Glass: Introduction to Enameling

May 20 - June 24, 2020  Check for other dates
W from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM, 6 sessions
25 Sagamore Road Enamels Studio
Avery Lucas
$264  Fee Breakdown
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.

There are still openings remaining at this time.


Course Description

Color Color Color! Discover the ancient art of enameling, the process of fusing colored glass to metal. The WCC offers a professionally equipped enameling studio for students to explore a variety of techniques. Students will learn metal preparation, kiln properties, firing methods, along with dry and wet applications of enamel. A variety of fun and traditional techniques include but are not limited to sifting, painting, basse-taille, decal transfers, cloisonne, and champleve. This is a fast paced class where experimentation is encouraged and beginner and intermediate enamelists are welcome. Learn new skills and expand knowledge with hands on experience in this six-week class.

Fee Breakdown:
Student Fee: $204.00
Materials Fee: $30.00*
Firing Fee: $30.00

*While some initial materials are included with the mandatory materials fee, additional colored enamels will be available for purchase in class.

Refund Policy

A refund is given upon request in writing (Please email 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.

The Worcester Center for Crafts generally follows the Worcester State University(WSU) inclement weather policy relative to building closings and class cancellations. Cancellation announcements will be made on the Craft Center's Facebook Page Click here for cancellations and on our blog. Click here to visit blog. The Worcester Center for Crafts schedules make-up classes when possible for sequential classes.

For evening Craft Center classes and weekend workshops, the offices will make an assessment of the weather conditions, and students will be notified by 2PM via email if a closure will continue through the evening or if the class will run as scheduled. Please be sure to check the Facebook page for must up-to-date information.

Questions? Call us at 508.753.8183 X301

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