The Art of Enameling: Techniques, Projects, Inspiration (Paperback)

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With this lavish introduction to the centuries-old art of enameling, even beginners can effortlessly create imaginative designs. Written with clarity and passion by a leader in the field, it covers all the popular techniques, the fundamentals of setting up a studio, and 14 fabulous projects. The various styles range from traditional cloisonn , champlev , and plique- -jour to experimental techniques such as firing enamel onto mesh forms. Even more creative possibilities await in the firing: use copper oxide to create cool color variations or try raku firing for unique effects. All the well-photographed projects, from a vibrantly toned flower ring to an elegant set of buttons with a delicate leaf pattern, encourage novices to use their skills and imagination.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781579909543
ISBN-10: 157990954X
Publisher: Lark Books (NC)
Publication Date: August 28th, 2006
Pages: 176
Language: English