Enameling: Layer on Layer

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Enameling: Layer on Layer

Post by DBCooper » Tue Dec 01, 2015 7:43 pm

Enameling: Layer on Layer
The New York Times |by Kathleen Beckett | NOV. 27, 2015

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Enameling is painstaking work. Imagine reproducing Van Gogh’s “Sunflowers” in minute detail, petal by petal, on something the size of a postage stamp. Then imagine painting it in enamel, a durable, long-lasting mix of powdered glass and oil, when nearly every stroke of color, applied with brushes as slender as needles, must be fired in a kiln and cooled before proceeding.


http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/28/fashion/enameling-layer-on-layer.html
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