Experimental enamelling

Last week/this weekend I did a wonderful course at Morley College - experimental enamelling with Jessica Turrell. It was a three day course, 10am - 5pm thursday - saturday and we covered a lot. Jessica was a great tutor, she showed us sifting techniques, wet industrial process and so much more.  On a personal note it felt great to be cycling off to the course, to be making all morning, to be able to wander off for my lunch, to come back to more making, and then cycle home at the end of the day. I felt free, creative and engaged in learning a new skill. Here are some photos of my three days: IMG_0023

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Jessica was really open and generous in sharing her knowledge and techniques. It was brilliant. I am now going to work with my samples to make them into jewellery, to see if I can combine them with materials I already use and try to come up with a creative, unique way of working with them. If this goes well I will buy a kiln! Watch this space :-)