Enamel, vitreous surfaces with Danni Schwaag

Workshop  /  Making   Technics  /  19 Aug 2019  -  23 Aug 2019
Published: 20.04.2019
Enamel, vitreous surfaces with Danni Schwaag.
Hochschule Trier
Vollmersbachstraße 53a
55743 -  Idar Oberstein
Tabea Reulecke
DEADLINE: 14/06/2019

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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 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. 

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).

Course details:
Date: 19th of August - 23rd of August | duration: 5 days, 30 hrs.
Participants: max. 6.
Language: English, Spanish and German.

1 workshop = 625 € (students 475 €*)
2 workshops = 1100 € (students 800 €*)
*exception: CUT, GRIND, POLISH with Alexander Friedrich

The workshop fee covers the cost of:
- Participation in a course with instruction by a qualified artist.
- Use of studio and equipment during class hours.
- Attendance at various in-house events organised by the International Summer Academy 2018.

It does not cover the cost of necessary materials or excursions, travel or accommodation costs.

After registration you will receive 3 e-mails:
- Confirmation of your online-registration (please check your issued data).
- Your invoice (within 14 days) and details of our bank account - payment is due within 2 weeks, after the date of the invoice (in case of delayed payment, your reserved place will go to the next applicant).
- After payment of the invoice, your reservation will be confirmed (within 14 days).

Courses may be booked only for their full duration.

In case of cancellation by the applicant:
- must be within more than 28 days before the beginning of the workshop, 30 percent of the workshop fee will be retained to cover processing costs. A refund of the course fee is possible only in cases of proven emergency* (illness, accident, death in the family). 

After a course has begun there is no refund.
* In cases of force majeure, cancellation should be notified immediately, with written proof of the reasons for cancellation. Other reasons (dissatisfaction, programme changes) do not entitle a refund.

The International Summer Academy 2019 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.

Security measures:
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.
Enameled rings by Danni Schwaag, teacher of the vitreous enamel workshop..
Enameled rings by Danni Schwaag, teacher of the vitreous enamel workshop.

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