Learn Torch Fired Enamel with Chris Hierholzer
A DVD using a rare and beautiful technique that Chris Hierholzer has
developed using sgraffito with fine gold foil using a torch to fire
instead of a kiln. the enamel is wet packed. it has lots of
instructional and easy to read text and limited audio with optional
torch set ups at the end.
Torch firing is a perfect way to fire enamels for those with limited
space and can’t afford the high cost of a kiln.
This 24 minute instructional video is full of close-up photos of the
torch firing process in real time. In addtion to showing the firing
of the uncdercoat, counterenamel and top coat, Chris shows you his
interesting technique of carving through an overlay of gold foil to
"draw" a design.
He also includes several different options for the torch firing
set-up. Viewing this will help beginners without kilns or anyone
wanting to try an alternate way of firing enamels. Chris is
generously donating all his profits from this DVD sales to The
Chris Hierholzer has been involved in metals for 50 years, in
foundries, welding shops, and jewelry. He is fascinated with the
process and its constantly changing creative aspects. He started
creating enamels during the 1980’s and during that time he was part
time assistant to William Harper.
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