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Electrolytic Etching Copper with Torch-Fired Champlevé style Enamel by Jesse Bert / Online Course

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Published: 30.11.2020
Electrolytic Etching Copper with Torch-Fired Champlevé style Enamel by Jesse Bert / Online Course.
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DEADLINE: 30/11/2020
Jesse Bert. Pendant: Drum, 2020. Maple, silver, vitreous glass enamel, found objects, copper, paint.. Photo by: Jesse Bert. Jesse Bert
Pendant: Drum, 2020
Maple, silver, vitreous glass enamel, found objects, copper, paint.
Photo by: Jesse Bert
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Intro
Electrolytic Etching with salt is a wonderful process that combines well with enameling and is easy to use. Students will gain an understanding of how this unique method of creating 3-D texture in low relief can be applied to an extensive array of objects and jewelry.

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Jesse Bert
In this class, the instructor will walk students through the steps of preparing a Copper sheet for etching to produce deep relief on the surface of the metal. These etched pockets will be filled with wet-packed vitreous glass enamel, and later fired with a torch to create Champlevé style Enamels.

It's a virtual workshop via Zoom platform.
All students will be sent a specific link for joining before the date of the class.

When: Thursday and Sunday, 10th and 13th Dec, 12 pm - 2 pm UTC/GMT -6 (around 7 pm - 9 pm in central Europe).
Cost: $125 USD (approx.106 €).
Language: English (instructor is also fluent in Spanish should specific questions arise).

For additional information and questions, please contact the instructor directly via email.

About the Instructor
Mexico based artist Jesse Bert Holds a BFA in Jewelry and Metalsmithing from RIT in New York, and an MFA in Jewelry and Metalsmithing from ECU in North Carolina. 3 years spent as an apprentice in a tool and die shop before beginning university gave Jesse a strong interest and appreciation for fine hand made tools, which he now uses to embellish his work with delicate texture and design. Over the past 14 years, Jesse has taught metalsmithing and jewelry techniques to students of all skill levels at his own studio in San Miguel de Allende, as well as annual workshops in other cities around the world. Jesse is an adjunct professor at the Technological Institute of Monterrey in Guadalajara. Some prestigious venues where his work has shown include the Franz Mayer Museum, Mexico City, and the Museum of Art and Design in NYC. In 2014 he was a fellow at the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts residency program, and in 2019 he participated in a 2-month residency working with a world-renowned German instrument builder. 
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