Entries by Tessa Paine

Enamoured’s Tour Continues

Enamoured is currently being shown at its penultimate location in Sheffield’s Butcher Works Gallery. A beautiful exhibition of contemporary enamelling, from exquisite beakers and miniature portraits on silver to large industrial panels on steel, via high firing, sifting, stencilling and wet-packing, showing the range of techniques currently used. Find more information at Butcher Works Gallery […]

Intro to enamelling workshop

Get to grips with vitreous enamel on copper with tutor Linda Connolly. Sifting, stencilling, sgraffito, firing & more, an excellent introduction to this vibrant colourful material. For beginners, some metalwork skills useful. Saturday 11th March 2017 – 10.30–16.00 Cost £60.00, to book for this workshop click here Butcher Works Gallery Academy of Makers 72 Arundel Street […]

Guerrilla Enamelling

Easy access techniques for enamelling. Bonnie Mackintosh will show 3 videos on torch-firing by Jill Leventon, sifting & stencilling. There will be samples to handle & your questions will be answered! Entry is free but must be booked, please – click here to book Wednesday 8th March 2017 14.00 – 16.00 Butcher Works Gallery Academy […]

Birmingham Assay Office Events Added

Enamoured – Events added to enamoured progamme at the Birmingham Assay Office Enamelling Video Show with Question & Answer Session Three videos of “Guerrilla” Enamelling followed by a question and answer session, presented by Jill Leventon and Bonnie Mackintosh. Jill and Bonnie will discuss ways to use enamel creatively and in a contemporary way. Tue 24 […]

Rachel Butlin Selected for Hothouse

Rachel Butlin Selected for Hothouse – The Crafts Council has selected 35 maker businesses to take part in the six month Hothouse programme, delivered in partnership across the UK. For 2017 makers cover a broad range of disciplines including nine jewellers, six ceramists, six textile makers, three glass makers, and five furniture makers. Hothouse has partners […]

Guild of Enamellers’ Bursary Award 2017

As one of the proud sponsors of the Guild of Enamellers’ Bursary Award 2017, we are excited to announce Emily Higham as this year’s winner along with runners up Hannah Duncan, Josefina Martinez and Leah Wadey. The award aims to support the progression of enamellers at the start of their career, and extends memberships to […]

Enamoured News Update

Enamoured is now being hosted at the Birmingham Assay Office as the first exhibition to be held at their new facility in Birmingham’s Jewellery quarter. We have four open days where you may book a free ticket to view the exhibition 10th and 17th January. Free entry. Booking required. For more information, contact details and booking […]

From Fulham to Faberge

From Fulham to Faberge by Phil Barnes of the British Society of Enamellers, part of the Enamoured season. Tickets £5 Master Enameller Phil Barnes tells the story of the Barnes workshop from 1926 onwards. Fred Barnes started in the trade aged 14 and became one of the leading enamellers of the 20th Century. His apprentice […]

Purchase our publications

You can now purchase both our current exhibition catalogue ‘Enamoured’ and also our previous publication ‘The Heart of the Heat’ online. Each is an elegantly curated representation of our exhibitions on paper, showing a diverse range of styles and techniques. Buy here.