A dialogue with enamel – etching, colour and texture with Jane Short

Ref: SLW08168


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Focus on the techniques of etching and engraving to explore ways of mixing, layering and juxtaposing colour using texture to enhance enamel. Aimed at enamellers with some experience who wish to review and extend their current practice, a short trip into West Dean Gardens will inspire your designs.


Jane Short

Jane has had training both as a jeweller and silversmith, graduating from the Royal college of Art in 1979. She has been enamelling since 1974, and has a wide experience of enamelling on silver both on a smaller and larger scale. As well as producing her own work to commission, Jane has many years of teaching experience. Her work can be seen in several collections including the V&A, Fitzwilliam and Ashmolean museums, and the Queens Collection, and she is a Liveryman of the Goldsmiths Company.


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