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Looking forward to a great year with some great classes and projects being planned!

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November 2016

Here’s a list of the classes scheduled for November 2016. Please scroll down if you’d like to see the flyer containing details for a particular class. The fliers appear in the same order as the list.

Nov 12th – torch-fired enameling – register by October 30th

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torchfire

 

 

Torch-Fired Enameling

Date:   Saturday November 12th, 2016, from 10AM to 3PM (with a quick snack break that you bring)

Location: PLG workshop, 169 Defense Highway (lower level) Annapolis, MD.

Description:  Students will make projects on copper by torch firing enamel. Students will work on torch skills and finishing techniques. Students may bring their personal tools if desired. This class is intensive, please be prepared to focus and work hard. The image above is intended as a sample only – students will create their own designs on copper.

Fees: Class fee $75.00 members, $95.00 non-members, payable in cash or by check made out to the PLG.

Materials fee: $85.00, ($25.00 if you have your own enamels, brush and sifter pans) payable to the instructor. Materials will include: one kit (from below) sifter pans and copper blanks in an assortment and supplies, and one enamel kit:

#2615-1   Enamel Kit: Transparents – $55.00. The colors in the transparent kit are red, yellow, light blue, dark blue, green, purple, orange, black, clear (flux), pink and brown.  The transparent kit is best suited for enameling on silver.

Or
#2615-2   Enamel Kit: Opaques – $55.00. The colors in the opaque kit are red, yellow, blue, orange, green, purple, gray, brown, black, undercoat white and white. The opaque kit is best suited for enameling on copper. 

These kits are intended for beginners who would like to try using jewelry enamels. Each kit comes in a plastic box with .5 oz. of 11 colors of jewelry enamel, 1 oz. of Klyr-fire, a firing rack, a 3 point trivet, a medium size sifter, a fine point paint brush, a wet packing spoon, a wet packing scribe and directions.


Requirements: Students are encouraged to bring a notebook and an Optivisor if they own one.

To register for this class: call or email the instructor, Donna Madej, at littlewings@mdonline.net or 410-215-1774.  No deposit is necessary, but be prepared to pay at the start of the class. A minimum of 3 students is required for this class to run, and class size will be limited to 8 students.  Please sign up BEFORE October 30th so your materials can be ordered. Your place will be reserved when you contact the instructor and receive a reply.  If you miss the class or “no show” you will be responsible for purchasing your kit.