Multiple Approaches to Enameling (All Levels) is unfortunately unavailable

Thankfully we have 6 other Enamel Classes for you to choose from. Check our top choices below or see all classes for more options.

Multiple Approaches to Enameling (All Levels)

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side

(550)
Course Details
Price:
$730
Start Date:

This class isn't on the schedule at the moment, but save it to your Wish List to find out when it comes back!
If you're enrolled in an upcoming date, this simply means that date has now sold out.

Location:
Upper East Side, Manhattan
1395 Lexington Ave
At 92nd St
New York, New York 10128
(Map)
Share:
Important:
S355, 3rd Fl, S Bldg
Purchase Options
Description
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 12
Teacher: Kathy Wood

What you'll learn in this enamel class:

Study techniques in cloisonné and champlevé, grisaille and plique-à-jour.


Create solderless enamel jewelry, wall pieces or small objects on copper, silver or gold, or on cast pieces.


Supply List

Unleaded enamels are supplied in class.

  • 2‐3 fine sable brushes (e.g. one each: # 0, #00; #000)
  • 1 Flat ½” – 1” brush
  • An old toothbrush
  • A sharp tool for sgraffito. (e.g. a fine‐pointed scriber ‐ available at the hardware store ‐ is best, but a needle will do.)
  • Small Scissors
  • Fine‐pointed tweezers
  • 6” x 6” mica sheet (available at Metalliferous or Allcraft)
  • Containers for enamels. (Suggestions: tiny plastic toy cups; round, stacking fishing tackle containers; mini‐tupperware cups; any other small plastic or foil containers in which enamels can be mixed) 
  • Pencil and paper and design ideas
  • 18 gauge copper (6” x 6”)
  • 18 gauge copper discs or squares (2”– 4”)

USEFUL, but OPTIONAL:

  • Jeweler’s saw frame and blades.
  • Silver (FINE only)

Student Guidelines & Studio Rules

  • Studios are open 15 min before the start of class.
  • Do not enter any studio without your instructor present.
  • Do not enter a studio until the previous class has ended and all the participants have left the room and your instructor is present.
  • Students must leave studios after their class is over.
  • Do not use any tool that you are unfamiliar with as it could permanently damage the tool particularly hammers.
  • Only use hammers that you are familiar with like a “hardware hammer” if it doesn’t look familiar don’t use it you will ruin it.
  • Exhaust fans must be turned on when torches are being used or any materials is being melted.
  • Tools & Torches are coded with six different colors which denote the studios they belong in and their use;
    • Blue S353
    • Yellow S355
    • Red S352
    • Orange S350
    • LIGHT BLUE INSTRUCTOR’S BOX NOT FOR STUDENT USE.
    • Green children’s classes
  • If you borrow a tool from another room return it at the end of class time.
  • Library books are for reference only please return them in their proper order.
  • Students are responsible for cleaning the space they have used including the soldering station and bricks and returning tools at the end of class.
  • This is a communal studio please help us make your time here productive by following the above guidelines.

Still have questions? Ask the community.

Refund Policy
Refund Policies:
92nd Street Y is not responsible for providing makeup classes or issuing refunds for programs missed as a result of illness, emergencies or other events beyond our control.
There are no refunds for outings, classes or workshops that meet fewer than three times per semester.
If you are unable to attend, you may contact Customer Service prior to the first date for a receipt that enables you to claim your contribution as a tax-deductible gift.
Unless otherwise noted in program description, the following schedule applies to programs which meet three times or more per semester:
  • To receive a 100% refund, written request must be received 2 weeks prior to the first session.
  • To receive a 75% refund, written request must be received at least one day prior to the first session.
  • To receive a 50% refund, written request must be received at least one day prior to the second session.
  • After that, refunds cannot be granted.
All refund requests must be submitted in writing to Customer Service. Refunds are computed from the date written notice is received.
To receive a refund, you must enclose the original of your confirmation letter.
Please allow three to four weeks for processing of your refund request. Processing fees, membership fees, auditions fees and class or exercise cards are not refundable. No cash refunds.

Map

Google Map

92nd Street Y

All classes at this location

Start Dates (0)

This class isn't on the schedule at the moment, but save it to your Wish List to find out when it comes back!

Similar Classes

Benefits of Booking Through CourseHorse

Booking is safe. When you book with us your details are protected by a secure connection.
Lowest price guaranteed. Classes on CourseHorse are never marked up.
This class will earn you 7300 points. Points give you money off your next class!
Questions about this class?
Get help now from a knowledge expert!
Questions & Answers (0)

Get quick answers from CourseHorse and past students.

Reviews of Classes at 92nd Street Y (550)

School: 92nd Street Y

92nd Street Y

92nd Street Y is a world-class cultural and community center where people all over the world connect through culture, arts, entertainment and conversation. For over 140 years, we have harnessed the power of arts and ideas to enrich, enlighten and change lives, and the power of community to repair the...

Read more about 92nd Street Y

CourseHorse Approved

This school has been carefully vetted by CourseHorse and is a verified NYC educator.

Want to take this class?

Save to Wish List
Booking this class for a group? Find great private group events here

6 Top Choices

Experimenting with Enamel

at Brooklyn Metal Works - Prospect Heights 640 Dean St 2nd Fl, Brooklyn, New York 11238

This class takes an experimental approach to working with enamel on copper. Besides learning the basics of applying enamel to metal and proper firing, students in this course will explore the use of liquid enamels, glass beads, underglazes and lusters to create unique effects and surfaces. Other techniques include scraffito, stoning, rubber stamps...

Tuesday Oct 22nd, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (8 sessions)
$570

8 sessions

Enamel (Private)

at Fitzgerald Jewelry - Williamsburg 251 Grand St, Brooklyn, New York 11211

A technique of applying powdered glass to metal and then torch or kiln firing it to it's melting point the enamel cools in brilliant colors to make an amazing decoration on your metalwork. The technique dates back to the time of the ancient Egyptians who used it on pottery and jewelry.  In this class, we will focus on a foundational enameling...

Wednesday Oct 23rd, 12pm - 3pm

Enamel (Private Workshop for 2)

at Fitzgerald Jewelry - Williamsburg 251 Grand St, Brooklyn, New York 11211

A technique of applying powdered glass to metal and then torch or kiln firing it to it's melting point the enamel cools in brilliant colors to make an amazing decoration on your metalwork. The technique dates back to the time of the ancient Egyptians who used it on pottery and jewelry.  In this class, we will focus on a foundational enameling...

Wednesday Oct 23rd, 12pm - 3pm

$450
for 2 students

Enameling (Once a Week)

at Jewelry Arts Inc - Midtown East 22 E 49th St 4th Fl, New York, New York 10017

All once a week classes are taught through one-on-one instruction geared to your skill level and interests, whether you are a complete beginner or advanced metalsmith.   Since our instructors work with you individually, you  never have to worry about keeping up with a class that is moving too quickly or too slowly for your comfort. Just...

Wednesday Oct 30th, 7pm - 10pm

  (7 sessions)
$735

7 sessions

Enameling 101

at Jewelry Arts Inc - Midtown East 22 E 49th St 4th Fl, New York, New York 10017

Take the plunge into the world of enameling — the ancient art of using powdered glass to add vibrant color to your pieces. Learn about enameling principles, techniques, and what you can (and can’t!) enamel while enjoying access to our full library of stunning colors and state-of-the-art kiln. Beginners will work on a project designed to teach the...

Saturday Nov 9th, 11am - 6pm

  (2 sessions)
$390

2 sessions

Enamels (8 Week Class)

at Annealed Studio - Cranford 107 Union Ave N, Cranford, New Jersey 07016

Enameling is the art of applying a durable coating of melted glass fused to the surface of metal. The color and technique mesmerize artists and provide an endless palette from where to draw inspiration. In this 8 week class, participants will learn the fundamental techniques of enameling while making a number of beautiful pieces. Note: The price includes...

Thursday Nov 21st, 9:15am - 12:15pm

  (8 sessions)
$475

8 sessions