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2020: ENAMELLING AND FLOWER MAKING WITH METAL – LONDON: POSTPONED UNTIL SUMMER

Venue: Goldsmiths Centre

Dates: For this workshop students were taught techniques including shaping, bending, hammering, sawing, soldering, texturing and enamelling. Materials used included silver, copper and brass. Enamel is a material made by fusing powdered glass to a substrate by firing, usually between 750 and 850 °C. The powder melts, flows, and then hardens to a smooth, durable vitreous coating. The word comes from the Latin vitreum, meaning "glass".  

Workshop Information

Course outline

For this workshop students will be taught techniques including shaping, bending, hammering, sawing, soldering, texturing and enamelling. Materials used will include silver, copper and brass.

Enamel is a material made by fusing powdered glass to a substrate by firing, usually between 750 and 850 °C. The powder melts, flows, and then hardens to a smooth, durable vitreous coating. The word comes from the Latin vitreum, meaning “glass”.

Creative Dimension Trust tutor Paul Ravn is an expert jeweller, fellow of the Institute of Professional Goldsmiths’ and former staff member at London Metropolitan University Jewellery School, the Cass.

Creative Dimension Trust tutor Tomiko Ravn is a specialist enameller with associated jewellery expertise.

Transferable Skills and Future Careers

All of our workshops give you a valuable chance to develop a range of transferable skills. This is a great workshop for anyone who is interested in learning some of the skills required for careers in: Jewellery Making, Product Design, Fashion Design, Conservation, Costume Making and Fabrication. (to name a few)

Eligibility Criteria

In order to be eligible to apply you will need to be  14 – 19 years old during the dates of the workshop.

You should be creative and have an interest in the careers listed above, or similar areas. You should also have good hand-eye co-ordination.

In your application you should demonstrate a passion for working with your hands.

You must be able to attend every day of the workshop.

Please be sure that you have read our Eligibility Criteria and Applications section at the bottom of the Workshop page before applying.

Course Funding

Our workshops are fully-funded by generous sponsors.  Places are limited, therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

If the workshop becomes oversubscribed, we will close the application process early. 

APPLICATIONS CLOSED

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