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Enamelling with Matt Benton Level 1

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Summary

Enamel is simply glass fused to metal. It has been valued for centuries due to its resistance to light and chemical damage, glossy surface and the intensity of its colours. Artists and craftspeople continue to use traditional techniques unique to enamel in order to create works that fulfil their requirements, whilst others explore a variety of surface finishes, textures and methods of application that are not usually associated with the medium.

The enamelling course at Bristol School of Art is structured to allow enamellers the opportunity to develop their own practice within a group context. Students new to enamelling will be instructed in basic techniques and supported and encouraged to plan and realise individual outcomes. The intention is to create a critical and supportive environment that will enable all those taking part to discuss and resolve technical issues and to successfully realise concepts. Studio time will be practice based but will include regular peer group reviews of relevant work in any medium.

The enamelling studio is well equipped, with 4 electric kilns, a variety of different enamels, suitable protective equipment, facilities for cutting and texturing metal and torch firing etc. Workshop facilities, including a guillotine and pillar drill, are also available during class times.

How will I learn?

Matt Benton is an experienced artist and jeweller who has always been fascinated by the medium of enamel and its diverse applications. While a student at Bristol School of Art, he had the opportunity to explore the medium in depth. This led to his involvement in public art projects, national and international exhibition opportunities and the continuing use of enamel within his artwork. Matt has taught enamelling at Bristol School of Art for 19 years and continues to promote the use of the medium by creative practitioners.

Matt will guide and support you throughout the course.

This course is structured to allow enamellers the opportunity to develop their own practice within a group context. Students new to enamelling will be instructed in basic techniques and encouraged to begin to plan and realise personal outcomes. The intention is to create a critical and supportive
environment that will enable all those taking part to discuss and resolve technical issues and ideas and to successfully realise concepts. Studio time will be practice based, but will include regular peer group reviews of relevant work in any media. Students will have access to a specialist studio with four kilns and a range of enamel is provided. Extra costs may be incurred if students
wish to use more costly materials. Costs can be negotiated with the tutor.

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Entry Requirements

This course has no entry requirements, we just ask you have a passion for the subject.

If you have any questions regarding entry requirements please email [email protected] before completing an online application.

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DEPARTMENT CONTACT
For more information about this course please email [email protected].

COURSE FEES
Please be aware that some courses have fees that are payable on enrolment. More information on if this course has a fee can be found in the Availability section below.  

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Dates and Enrolment for this course

Course information last updated: Friday 22nd October 2021 @ 8.30am (1 day ago)

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AvailabilityCourses start at various times throughout the year. If you can't see a suitable date, please contact our
Customer experience team 0800 0567 253.

When
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Where
Fee
13th Jan 2022 - 7th Apr 2022
13th Jan 2022 - 7th Apr 2022
Bristol School of Art - Queens Road Campus Thursday,
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Bristol School of Art - Queens Road Campus
£255£255
28th Apr 2022 - 26th May 2022
28th Apr 2022 - 26th May 2022
Bristol School of Art - Queens Road Campus Thursday,
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Bristol School of Art - Queens Road Campus
£122£122

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