Beginner's Guide to Enamelling (Search Press Classics)
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND Dorothy Cockrell encourages readers to enjoy the delights of this exciting and gratifying craft. Offering easy step-by-step photographs and instructions, she guides the reader through all the different techniques, illustrating how beautiful and unusual effects can be achieved once the basic principles have been learnt. She discusses how to prepare the metal, choosing and mixing colours and firing methods. More advanced techniques are also included: stencilling, drawing on enamel, sgrafitto, using rubber stamps, working with gold and silver leaf, and more. You can make jewellery, decorate boxes, create pictures, embellish bowls and produce many unique designs. The vibrant colours and wonderful textures will make you want to experiment and develop your own projects. Packed with stimulating and innovative ideas, this book will appeal to beginners who want to start a fascinating new craft, and it will also inspire anyone interested in the art of enamelling. Previously published as ISBN 9781903975619
- Brand: Search Press
- ASIN: 1782210865
- UPC: 693508009462
How to Enamel Jewelry 2017
- ASIN: 3598969139
The Art of Metal Clay, Revised and Expanded Edition (with DVD): Techniques for Creating Jewelry and Decorative Objects
The bestselling The Art of Metal Clay returns—revised and expanded to highlight the latest developments in this exciting medium! Since it was first published in 2004, The Art of Metal Clay has introduced thousands of readers to metal clay—the moldable, malleable clay that becomes pure metal after it’s fired. Now author, designer, and jewelry-making instructor Sherri Haab has updated her classic book to include the most current and user-friendly information on this revolutionary material, including: • the new bronze and copper clays, with must-have instructions for successful firing • up-to-date, detailed information on firing with stones • an improved method for calculating accurate ring sizes • two recently developed techniques for etching metal clay • new techniques for adding color, including working with pigments and enamels • all-new, inspiring galleries of work by prominent metal clay artists
- ASIN: 0823099326
The Art of Enameling: Techniques, Projects, Inspiration
With this lavish introduction to the centuries-old art of enameling, even beginners can effortlessly create imaginative designs. Written with clarity and passion by a leader in the field, it covers all the popular techniques, the fundamentals of setting up a studio, and 14 fabulous projects. The various styles range from traditional cloisonné, champlevé, and plique-à-jour to experimental techniques such as firing enamel onto mesh forms. Even more creative possibilities await in the firing: use copper oxide to create cool color variations or try raku firing for unique effects. All the well-photographed projects, from a vibrantly toned flower ring to an elegant set of buttons with a delicate leaf pattern, encourage novices to use their skills and imagination.
- Brand: Lark Books NC
- ASIN: 157990954X
Layered Colored Pencil Jewelry: A Step-by-Step Exploration of Colored Pencil on Copper
Join Mary Karg as she takes you back to Kindergarten with a brand new box of crayons (or, in this case, colored pencils). Fifteen jewelry making projects to guide you through the process of getting beautiful color on metal with increasingly more complex techniques. Bonus Tips & Tricks, Templates, and a Gallery of Inspiration included.
- ASIN: 0692889892
Discover Torch Enameling: Get Started with 25 Sure-Fire Jewelry Projects
After teaching this technique successfully for years, Steven is introducing all-new projects in this book. In a series of 25 small projects (pendants and beads), Steven will explore creating structural metal work (such as hinges) and applying enamel effects such as faux raku. Simple techniques include sawing/cutting/punching; dapping; riveting; lashing; soldering; and enameling. All these techniques are simplified and the only torch needed is a hand-held one that can be used in a home studio.
- Brand: Kalmbach
- ASIN: 162700324X
Alternative Kilns & Firing Techniques: Raku * Saggar * Pit * Barrel (A Lark Ceramics Book)
Ceramicists searching for new ways to fire their creations now have a wealth of options. Authors James Watkins and Paul Wandless, along with a group of distinguished artisans, demonstrate in detail how to build low-cost, low-tech, yet high-quality kilns. The plans range from an easy, affordable, and versatile Raku Kiln to a unique wood-fueled Downdraft Stovepipe Barrel one. These clever devices make it possible to produce rich surface effects from alternative reduction firing techniques. In addition to showing the basic procedures for using each kiln, easy-to-follow directions for many fast-fire methods unfold in color photographs: You’ll see how to achieve terra sigillata surfaces with direct chemical application, and how to do traditional crackle-glaze raku and smoke finishes.
- Brand: Lark Books NC
- ASIN: 1579909523
The Art of Fine Enameling
The most comprehensive book of enameling and enameling techniques has been completely revised to bring you this essential new reference.The wonderful world of enameling—fusing glass to metal under high-temperature conditions-- is diverse! Practically anything made from enamel-friendly metal can be enameled, from vases to jewelry to buttons to metal mesh and solid forms. In the first edition, published in 2002, Cohen explored this world as it was then, but so much knowledge has been gained in the last 17 years that it was definitely time for an update!Every chapter and project has been completely reviewed, revised, and updated; it’s a whole new book, and one you will want in your reference library. The look and organization is updated, 15 years of experience has been added, about half the projects have changed, and two types of mini-projects to expand your learning experience are included. In addition, each project has a gallery of the work of other artists working in the same technique, to give a view of other ways a technique can look and be used. Classic techniques such as champlevé, cloisonné, and plique-à-jour each have projects, as do newer approaches such as the use of graphite pencil and enameling on steel—21 project lessons in all. And you will find the extensive...
- ASIN: 0811737926
Electric Kiln Ceramics: A Guide to Clays, Glazes, and Electric Kilns
An Owners Manual for your studio! The electric kiln has helped to open the doors of the ceramic world to more and more people due to its convenience, ease of use, and economical benefits, and this new edition of Electric Kiln Ceramics is a must-read for anyone firing electric kilns. With the wealth of information on making work, decorating work, glazing work, and firing work, this book is not just a manual for the kiln itself, but for the whole studio as well. This fourth edition of Electric Kiln Ceramics, Richard Zakin s seminal work on understanding and using the electric kiln to its fullest potential, has been completely rewritten, reorganized, and expanded by Frederick Bartolovic. Hand picked by Zakin to carry the title forward, Bartolovic has added new sections with step-by-step instruction on forming and finishing pieces for electric firing, schedules for firing both manual and computerized kilns, and has lavishly illustrated the book with completely new images that highlight many of the most exciting results that are possible with electric firing. Electric Kiln Ceramics has become the path countless professionals and enthusiasts have followed to gain understanding and proficiency working with electric kilns in the ceramics studio. From Zakin embracing and promoting the ele...
- ASIN: 1574983415
Enameling Made Easy: Torch-Firing Workshop for Beginners & Beyond
Enameling Made Easy and its companion 60 minute DVD introduces techniques for firing colorful enamel onto metal to craft one-of-a-kind jewelry. Featuring easy-to-understand descriptions, clear photos, and a well-planned supplementary DVD, it helps readers create beautiful enamel jewelry by presenting the basics of setup and techniques along with 18 projects that provide hands-on learning.
- Brand: PGWPD
- ASIN: 0871167700
- UPC: 064465167708
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Making Metal Jewelry: A Full-Color Guide to Creating Beautiful Metal Necklaces, Earrings, Bracelets, and More
The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Making Metal Jewelry gives readers more than 125 step-by-step instructions and 200 fully illustrated color photos, for various metal jewelry making techniques, including soldering, smithing, stamping, hammering, riveting, and wiring. Readers learn how to work with easily obtainable but beautiful metals to make unique pieces. In this book, readers learn about:- Setting up an organized, efficient, inexpensive, and safe workspace.- Buying the right tools for what they want to accomplish.- The fundamental concepts of working with metal.- Key fabrication techniques such as moving, piercing, smoothing, and joining.- How to add embellishments such as gems and found objects.- Adding surface textures and colors.- Attaching chains and mechanisms and finishing a piece to perfection.- Designing and executing truly unique pieces.Along the way, special sidebars give readers alternate methods for accomplishing various techniques, tear-free ways to correct common mistakes, safety warnings, and more. The book also includes a dozen original project ideas, with access to more projects and video instruction online.
- ASIN: B00G4PBQPS
Star Trek Cats Twin Pins: Two Enamel Pins
Transport to an amazing new universe where Kirk and Spock are lovingly reimagined as cats. Star Trek fans will love sporting this unique new twist on the classic series.TM & © 2017 CBS Studios Inc. STAR TREK and related marks and logos are trademarks of CBS Studios Inc. All Rights Reserved.
- ASIN: 1452164541
Bohemian-Inspired Jewelry: 50 Designs Using Leather, Ribbon, and Cords
Bohemian-Inspired Jewelry showcases 50 beautiful designs that explore the rapidly growing trend of using cords and ribbon in jewelry. Inside this colorful instruction book are clear steps for incorporating these trendy materials into designs as well as troubleshooting tips for finishing the ends using the right findings and how to care for materials such as 100% silk ribbon.Bohemian-Inspired Jewelry is perfect for all levels of jewelry makers interested in creating beautiful, hip designs. Beginner jewelry artists will learn basic skills including, stringing, wire-wrapping, knotting, and braiding. Advanced designers are provided with a vast range of material and design ideas. Regardless of your skill level, you'll also learn how to feel confident with more complicated knotting. This is the perfect instructional book for jewelry designers interested in exploring the world of alternative materials in beaded jewelry.
- Brand: Interweave Press
- ASIN: 1596684984
- UPC: 499991610723
Metalwork and Enamelling
All those concerned with goldsmithing, silversmithing, rare metal objects, or metal scientific instruments, or their repair or restoration will be delighted to find this bible of their craft available again in a new edition. And those interested in such work as one of the most rewarding of all avocational arts can hardly find a better guide. For this is the professional's handbook — the standard text on the subject.The author, who, among his other achievements, was responsible for reconstruction work on the Sutton Hoo treasure in the British Museum (and was awarded the Order of the British Empire for his work), treats every aspect of the craft in detail, from basic tools to casting and enameling in separate sections. After discussing materials and tools, he provides a treatment of soldering in rare metals that is more extensive, more thorough, and richer in practical advice than can be found elsewhere. He continues into filigree work, the setting of stones, raising and shaping, spinning, repoussé work, wire twisting, hinges and joints, inlaying and overlaying, niello, alloys and stratified fabrics, enameling (including cloisonné, plique-à-jour, champlevé, bassetaille, encrusted and painted enamels), metal casting, construction, setting out, polishing and coloring, design, a...
- ASIN: 0486227022
- UPC: 800759227020
A World of Beads: How to Make Your Own Unique Jewellery
Discusses techniques used in bead making, presents step-by-step instructions for making original bead jewelery, and provides information on the origins of the beads used in designs, including glass, ceramic, wood, porcelain, metal, pearl, horn, semi-precious stone, and bone
- Brand: Brand: Sterling Pub Co Inc
- ASIN: 071530190X
Creating Your Own Antique Jewelry: Taking Inspiration from Great Museums Around the World (Jewelry Crafts)
Create a stunning brooch inspired by the one in Rubens's famous portrait of Isabella Brandt, or duplicate Madame Moitessier's bracelet in the painting by Ingres. Part how-to crafts book and part museum tour, this gorgeous and practical volume is a book like no other-the only one that shows readers how to create their own versions of the exquisite jewelry seen in some of history's great paintings. Parisian jewelry designer Cris Dupouy presents 35 works of art spanning the 7th century bc to the 20th century from museums around the world-and gives clear, step-by-step instructions to enable anyone to copy the look of the beautiful jeweled creations seen in these stunning artworks. 35 projects. 174 illustrations, 137 in full color, 158 pages, 81/4 x 93/4"
- Brand: Brand: Harry N. Abrams
- ASIN: 0810990512
The art of enameling: How to shape precious metal and decorate it with cloisonné, champlevé, plique-à-jour, mercury gilding and other fine techniques
Book by Seeler, Margaret
- Brand: Brand: Galahad Books
- ASIN: 0883652390
How to Enamel: Being a Treatise on the Practical Enameling of Jewelry With Hard Enamels (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from How to Enamel: Being a Treatise on the Practical Enameling of Jewelry With Hard EnamelsThe aim Of this book is to explain prae tical enameling in such a way that one en tirely unacquainted with the subject will, after a little study, not only understand the fundamental principles Of the art, but with a little practice be able actually to achieve creditable results in this most fascinating branch Of the jeweler's craft.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
- ASIN: 0282744223
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