Beginners learn the art of fusing glass to metal to create copper enamel pendants or pins
What You'll Get
- Classes are held Saturdays 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 3 p.m.-5 p.m.
- Click here to view the calendar for upcoming classes
Class types to choose from:
Sgraffito: Create your own enamel pieces using stenciling and liquid enamel sgraffito techniques with a torch and a kiln. Use stencils to help you create designs and patterns. Liquid sgraffito (which means “to scratch through”) allows you to draw and create a more abstract piece.
Millefiori: Learn unique and beautiful enameling techniques using glass flowers, accents, and stunning transparent colors with a torch. Using stencils will help you get started, but the transparent colors and millefiori will really bring your piece to life. If you love color, linear work, and flowers then this is the option for you.
Stamping and Texturing: Have fun with hammers and explore stamping techniques to add to your skill set. Engrave, texture, hammer, or stamp into metal. Create a personalized message or go abstract with texture and lines, the possibilities are endless. Finish off your piece with color using brilliant opalescent glass enamel.
Decals: Dive into this brand new class. Learn the fun technique of enameling decals. In this class, you will fuse a printed image to glass enamel. Explore the endless possibilities of enameling by using painting enamel and lusters to add color to your enamel decal. There are countless images, colors, and combinations.
Champleve: Learn the unique and beautiful enameling technique of Champleve. This ancient technique involves filling glass enamel into the crevices of a textured piece of metal. The raised portions of the metal will remain untouched while the brilliant enamel will be visible in the grooves. Learn both a precise and freeform technique and walk away with two beautiful and unique enamel pieces.
The Fine Print
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About FireFusion Studio
Award winning metal and glass enamel artist from San Francisco, Delia Dante, recently opened an new gallery. This board member for the International Enamelist Society has received numerous awards in the community of metal and enamel sculptures. She frequently donates her works with copper and steel to charitable organizations. She has earned her reputation in the field as an art teacher by working on the job for twelve years.
Her FireFusion Studio aims to inspire students to design and create dramatically colorful art in an exciting and socially engaging atmosphere. The studio offers a variety of techniques from beginner to advanced levels.
Delia's highly-specialized custom fabricated, fourteen-foot sculpture named “Me Deuce” is situated at the bar in Barbacoa Grill in Boise.