Saw and Solder Champleve Enamel Pendant

October 21 - October 22, 2023

Saw and Solder Champleve Enamel Pendant

$425.00

Details Fee Breakdown:
Tuition: $375
Material Fee: $50

In this class we will create a saw and solder champlevé pendant by piercing and sweat soldering two layers to create recesses for vitreous enamel. Participants may choose to do this in either copper or sterling silver. We will talk about designing for enamel and what limits and challenges the material will present. We will be firing the pendants in a kiln.

Workshops run from 9:00am to 5:00pm each day
Lunch is included for all participants

Level: Intermediate
Workshop Levels

Definitions of Skill Levels for Workshops

  • Beginner and Beyond: Introductory level course that presents basic knowledge of tools, materials and techniques and is geared towards first timers or those who want to improve and expand their technique. It takes time to build skills.
  • Advanced Beginner and Beyond: Instruction that assumes some familiarity with tools, materials and equipment. Includes reviews and builds on basic skill sets, allows for those with more experience to work at their own pace. Further development of fundamentals, participants have had at least one class or equivalent with professional instruction.
  • Intermediate: Course content that assumes a working knowledge of basic studio tools, materials and equipment necessary to accomplish the projects and techniques to be explored. Participants feel comfortable in the studio setting.
  • Intermediate to Advanced: Course content that requires a proficient working knowledge of studio tools, materials and equipment necessary to accomplish the projects and techniques to be explored in class.
  • Advanced: Assumes proficiency and advanced working knowledge of materials and studio tools and equipment so that the focus is on artistic narrative and/or technical development.
Ages: Adult

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ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

Katilin Kerr

Kaitlin Kerr is an artist and small business owner living and working in Philadelphia, PA. She has a BFA in Crafts from The University of the Arts and over 10 years teaching experience in a variety of metals related subjects. Her company, Echo Metals focuses much of its line of work on colorful, bold, and fun, fine enamel jewelry.

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