Enameling is the colorful result of fusing powdered glasses to metal with high heat, forming a durable coating. This class provides you with an overview of the ancient art of enameling, from metal preparation, properties of enamel, including dry and wet applications, kiln firing, and safe studio practices. Students will create wearable and non-wearable enameled works, using copper as a base. The focus will be on learning varied approaches to applying enamel to the copper surface and taking work to a finished degree. Note: Materials fee of $85 due to the instructor. No previous jewelry making or metalworking experience is necessary. Repeat students welcome.