CANCELED / Enamel, vitreous surfaces with Danni Schwaag 2021

Workshop  /  Making   Technics  /  09 Aug 2021  -  13 Aug 2021
Published: 07.05.2021
Danni Schwaag. Ring: Oval, 2018. Ring, copper, enamel.. Photo by: Danni Schwaag. Danni Schwaag
Ring: Oval, 2018
Ring, copper, enamel.
Photo by: Danni Schwaag
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Enamelling is one of the world’s oldest technologies. Its brilliant colour and durability make it a favorable technique to add colour and pattern to your jewelry and objects.

This workshop is part of the International Summer Academy of Gemstones and Jewellery at Campus Idar-Oberstein 2021. Click here to check the full program schedule and more workshops.
This enamel workshop is aimed for anyone interested in working with enamel, as a way of adding colour and texture to copper. It can be used painted, dripped, sgraffito, layered and ground back, textured and more. You will have the opportunity to experiment with all these techniques, using opaque and transparent enamels and using the kiln to design and create jewelry pieces. Enameling involves fusing powdered glass onto your surface, like copper, silver, gold and firing it to create hard decorative surfaces.

Course details:
Date: 9th of August - 13th of August | duration: 5 days, 30 hrs
Participants: max. 6
Language: English, Spanish and German

Workshop materials and tools supplied by ISA:
- Kiln, safety equipment, enamel colours, enamel equipment, copper sheet, copper wire.

Workshop materials and tools supplied by the participant:
- Basic jewellery tools like saw, plyers, files, drills in different sizes.
- Copper sheet in various sizes, fine silver or gold sheets (optional).
- Different wires in silver, gold (optional).

  >> Click here to check the full program schedule and more workshops.

Workshop Fee
1 Workshop = 625 € (students = 475 € *)
2 Workshops = 1.100 € * (students = 800 € *)
*exception: on the workshop CUT, GRIND, POLISH with Alexander Friedrich there is no discount.

The workshop fee covers the cost of:
  • Participation in a course with instruction and supervision by a qualified artist.
  • Use of studio and equipment during class hours.
  • Attendance at various in-house events organised by the International Summer Academy.
The fee does not cover the cost of:
  • Necessary materials,
  • Excursions,
  • Travel or accommodation.
  • Courses may be booked only for their full duration.
Conditions for registration
In case of cancellation by applicant:
  • After issueing the invoice, an administrative fee of 50 € will be retained/charged,
  • Between 8 weeks and 4 weeks before the beginning of the workshop, 25 % of the workshop fee will be retained,
  • Within 4 weeks before the beginning of the workshop, 50 % of the workshop fee will be retained.
When the Summer Academy has begun, no refund will take place.
Cancellation by ISA can take place:
  • If a course is not booked with the minimal number of participants,
  • If a course cannot be offered because of force majeure.
Force Majeure:
Besides the above mentioned, a refund of a participant fee will be made at any time
  • In cases of force majeure for the applicant (illness, accident, death in family), cancellation should be notified immediately, with written proof of the reasons for cancellation.
  • In cases a course cannot take place.
Other reasons (dissatisfaction, programme changes) do not entitle to any refund.

Security Measures & Insurance
Applicants must be aware that allergenic substances, such as oil-paints may be used in classes. Every attendant must be responsible for their own health needs. Entrance to the International Summer Academy premises is restricted to participants, teachers and members of ISA staff. Other visitors have access to classes only after checking in at the office and must be accompanied by ISA staff. Exceptions to having visitors are during the open-house presentations.
ISA is not liable for accidents, theft or any kind of damage which take place during the course. The participant is advised to provide personal health, travel and liability insurance.

ISA is not responsible for traveling or accommodation costs paid by the applicant. Please take care of your own travel insurance. By sending the registration form you agree with the above.