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Torch Firing Enamels with Decals Workshop

Saturday, December 2nd, 2017 from 10 am to 6 pm

Enameling is a jewelry technique that involves fusing powdered glass onto a metal surface. Adding color through enameling can further elevate the look of jewelry by making it more eye catching! One can push their enameling skills and jewelry work even farther by adding graphic surface patterns with ceramic decals!

In this workshop, demonstrations will be given on how to use a torch to enamel on copper and silver sheet metal. In addition, demonstrations will be given on how to fuse ceramic decals onto your torch fired enameled pieces.

Each student will leave the workshop having made a pair of enameled earrings and a pendant!

Some basic jewelry fabrication experience preferred.

There will be a 30 minute break for lunch. Bring your own sack lunch or grab lunch in the area.

Fee: $140.00 per student, includes materials
Call studio to register offline at 619-299-9619.

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Product Description

Torch Firing Enamels with Decals Workshop

Saturday, December 2nd, 2017 from 10am to 6pm

Add graphic surface patterns to your jewelry designs with ceramic decals!

Instructor: Tara Magboo

Ms. Magboo has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Rhode Island School of Design, where she discovered her love of jewelry fabrication. She continued to pursue higher education at San Diego State University for a Master of Fine Arts degree in Jewelry and Metalsmithing. The interdisciplinary approach of her formal education broadened her technical abilities in a variety of materials beyond metal, such as acrylic plastic, wood, resin, and alabaster. In addition, her practical experience working in the fashion jewelry industry, as well as exhibiting her own work professionally, has brought her abilities full-circle, enabling her to become a more well-rounded instructor. Tara taught beginning through advanced jewelry making courses at the UCSD Crafts Center for almost five years and continues to teach here at Whaley Studios. She is also the sole proprietor of her own jewelry business “Magboo Jewelry Company” and sells her work at various retail shows such as Comic-Con International.