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Posted July 9th, 2019  /  Ends September 16th, 2019

Cloisonné Enameling with Ricky Frank

Sep 17th - Sep 21st | 10am to 6pm

Cloisonné enameling is a fun and exciting approach to design with brilliant colors, incredible depth, and beautiful gradations. Ricky Frank has returned year after year at Creative Side because of his expertise and students leave with successful work and prepared to continue at home. He will introduce the students to a simple and step-by-step approach to cloisonné enameling. More experienced students will be challenged to push past preconceived ideas of how their enamels should look.

Students will learn and practice:

How to preparing the metal for enameling
Wire Shaping and basics to wire working
Design and composition
Layering transparent, opaque, and opalescent enamels
Finishing and color tests

“Ricky Frank is one of the best instructors I have ever experienced. First, he is a master at his art, both in design and execution. In addition, he excels at a talent few artists have…a systematic approach to teaching the process of enameling