Add dynamic color to your jewelry with enamel! This two session class will introduce you to the vast world of enameling.
Topics to be covered include:
Torch and kiln firing, painting and sifting techniques, metal preparation, and several enameling techniques. All base materials will be provided.
Completion of this Intro class gains you access to focused open studio for enameling and use of the enameling equipment. Open studio time for enameling is separate from general use open studio due to the sensitivity of the materials being used.
You may also be interested in signing up for the next class in this series to further your skills: Enameling Series: Going Further with New Techniques that begins on Friday, January 28th.
Karin Lee Luvaas is a local Bainbridge Island artist and jeweler. With an art degree in encaustics, painting and metal sculpture, Karin has studied under acclaimed enameling jewelry masters Linda Darty, Jessica Calderwood, Mi-Sook Hur, and Aurélie Guillaume. Karin achieved Graduate Jeweler status under Alan Revere of the world renowned Revere Academy of San Francisco, California, is also a GIA certified Graduate Gemologist and holds a Jewelers of America Bench Jeweler Technician certificate.
Karin’s current work can be viewed on Instagram @karinluvaas.