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guild of enamellers By jan klink
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catalogue of an exhibition of enamelling art of members of the Guild of Enamellers in museum voor vlakglas- en emaillekunst Ravenstein, Netherlands
Gold Fusion Inlay for Enameling By Charles Lewton-Brain
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This paper details how to inlay gold and other metals into copper to create patterned sheet to construct with and enamel over with transparent enamels. The step-by-step example shown uses a spiral... More > iron binding wire to indent a thick copper slab. Gold is fused into the indentation and the excess removed. When rolled out this produces beautiful gold inlay to enamel over. The paper also details how to do paper die printing, a lovely addition to any metal surface. This technique was publicised by Lewton-Brain in chapters in the magazine Glass on Metal, and in Karen Cohen's book on enameling "The Art of Fine Enameling". This paper addresses one section of the 'Gold Applications under Enamels' paper in detail and depth. 14 pages, BW diagrams, color pictures.< Less
Gold Applications for Enameling By Charles Lewton-Brain
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This paper details how to inlay gold and other metals into copper to create patterned sheet to construct with and enamel over with transparent enamels. The step-by-step example shown uses a spiral... More > iron binding wire to indent a thick copper slab. Gold is fused into the indentation and the excess removed. When rolled out this produces beautiful gold inlay to enamel over. The paper also details how to do paper die printing, a lovely addition to any metal surface. This technique was publicised by Lewton-Brain in chapters in the magazine Glass on Metal, and in Karen Cohen's book on enameling "The Art of Fine Enameling". This paper addresses one section of the 'Gold Applications under Enamels' paper in detail and depth. 18 pages, BW diagrams.< Less
Gold Applications for Enameling By Charles Lewton-Brain
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This paper details how to inlay gold and other metals into copper to create patterned sheet to construct with and enamel over with transparent enamels. The step-by-step example shown uses a spiral... More > iron binding wire to indent a thick copper slab. Gold is fused into the indentation and the excess removed. When rolled out this produces beautiful gold inlay to enamel over. The paper also details how to do paper die printing, a lovely addition to any metal surface. This technique was publicised by Lewton-Brain in chapters in the magazine Glass on Metal, and in Karen Cohen's book on enameling "The Art of Fine Enameling". This paper addresses one section of the 'Gold Applications under Enamels' paper in detail and depth. 18 pages, BW diagrams.< Less
Gold Applications for Enameling By Charles Lewton-Brain
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This paper describes methods of creating surface designs using gold alloys on copper to provide patterned surfaces for use under transparent enamels. Includes gold fusion surface applications, fusion... More > overlay, incised overlay and inlay techniques as well as the use of resists for gold application, doublée (fusion laminates) and keum-boo. Together these form a system for surface design that offers a broad palette of marks and control sufficient to allow great surface detail and accurate translation from drawing to finished work as well as painterly approaches. A version of this paper was published in the magazine Glass on Metal in the spring of 1998. This is the original paper on the subject. 18 pages, B/W diagrams.< Less
FRENCH POLISHING AND ENAMELLING By RICHARD BITMEAD
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Early in the present century the method generally adopted for polishing furniture was by rubbing with beeswax and turpentine or with linseed-oil. That process, however, was never considered to be... More > very satisfactory, which fact probably led to experiments being made for the discovery of an improvement. The following pages commence with a description of the art of French Polishing in its earliest infancy, care having been taken by the Author, to the best of his ability, to note all the new processes and manipulations, as well as to concisely and perspicuously arrange and describe the various materials employed, not only for French polishing but for the improving and preparation of furniture woods, a matter of great importance to the polisher.< Less
FRENCH POLISHING AND ENAMELLING By RICHARD BITMEAD
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Early in the present century the method generally adopted for polishing furniture was by rubbing with beeswax and turpentine or with linseed-oil. That process, however, was never considered to be... More > very satisfactory, which fact probably led to experiments being made for the discovery of an improvement. The following pages commence with a description of the art of French Polishing in its earliest infancy, care having been taken by the Author, to the best of his ability, to note all the new processes and manipulations, as well as to concisely and perspicuously arrange and describe the various materials employed, not only for French polishing but for the improving and preparation of furniture woods, a matter of great importance to the polisher.< Less
The Green Enamel Kid By John Godfrey
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Take a unique look at life through the eyes of a Southern Baptist (PK) preacher's kid named Johnny. His story, set in the late 1950's and early 1960's, will take you on an interesting journey... More > beginning at his home in Nashville Tennessee, then on to summer camp. Eventually through a series of unusual events he ends up in another small rural Tennessee town in a barn with what appears to be...a dead cow! Johnny is by nature a somewhat distrusting young man and the circumstances he faces throughout this book add to his doubts and fears about his parents ultimate intentions for him. However, in the end Johnny finds out that things are not always as the seem and the truth is revealed . The "Green Enamel Kid" is an unusual adventure, so join in and enjoy the ride!< Less
The Green Enamel Kid By John Godfrey
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Take a unique look at life through the eyes of a Southern Baptist (PK) preacher's kid named Johnny. His story, set in the late 1950's and early 1960's, will take you on an interesting journey... More > beginning at his home in Nashville Tennessee, then on to summer camp. Eventually through a series of unusual events he ends up in another small rural Tennessee town in a barn with what appears to be...a dead cow! Johnny is by nature a somewhat distrusting young man and the circumstances he faces throughout this book add to his doubts and fears about his parents ultimate intentions for him. However, in the end Johnny finds out that things are not always as the seem and the truth is revealed . The "Green Enamel Kid" is an unusual adventure, so join in and enjoy the ride!< Less
Jane Glass Enamelist By Sara Jayne Cole
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This is a retrospective of the enamel art of Jane Glass. Catharine Jane Glass was born in Ames Iowa Aug 31, 1919. She graduated from the Iowa State University (1942) with a B.S. in Applied Art and... More > her Masters of Fine Art from Columbia University (1949). Ms. Glass taught at Radford College and taught jewelry making at the University of Tennessee summer program in Gatlinburg TN. Ms. Glass emphasis was metal work, one summer she taught with Kenneth Bates learning Enameling from “The Father of Enameling”. Ms Glass mastered the craft and the art of enameling. In 1953 Ms Glass decided to stay in Gatlinburg at the end of summer school beginning her career as a studio artist in the art of producing enamels. Her work can be found in the permanent collection of The Southern Highlands Craft Guild and Arrowmont School of Crafts.< Less