Enamel Samples

Cloisonné enamels by Peggy Foy, enamel on fine silver, 1″ diameter each.

Still in process – there is a little more finishing work (polishing) to be done to the surface; I ordered some diamond-grit sanding pads like we used in class so this is as good as they’re gonna get for the next few days. I started the silver frames for each one last night, hope to have them done today.

The point of this exercize was to learn the shading technique and layering of color, and layering in “opalescents” (the cloudy areas) — that, and just working with the amazing palette afforded by the leaded enamels.

I can’t wait to do more with this!

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11 Responses to “Enamel Samples”

  1. craftyasparagus March 3, 2010 at 5:53 pm Permalink

    Those are absolutely gorgeous.

  2. mimerki March 3, 2010 at 6:16 pm Permalink

    Wowsa. Lookit the shinies! *goes into shiny trance*

  3. tornus March 3, 2010 at 6:51 pm Permalink

    *** Envy ***

    Wish I could do that.

  4. joyful_storm March 3, 2010 at 8:32 pm Permalink

    OMG. Those are just. . . why isn’t there a word like “delicious” for vision? “Beautiful” isn’t the same thing at all.

  5. mistymarshall March 3, 2010 at 8:50 pm Permalink

    Oh they are so pretty I love the blue ocean one. I am a pisces so I gotta love the water :)

  6. pedantka March 3, 2010 at 9:01 pm Permalink

    Those are fantastic.

  7. naesa March 3, 2010 at 9:09 pm Permalink

    those are beautiful!

  8. thewronghands March 3, 2010 at 10:42 pm Permalink

    Those are all good, but the water one is stunning and the best of the bunch!

  9. shadow_and_veil March 4, 2010 at 4:51 am Permalink

    ♥ The blue one on the left.

  10. samildanach March 5, 2010 at 8:16 am Permalink

    These are gorgeous!

  11. shadowmoonshell March 5, 2010 at 4:17 pm Permalink

    Oh I love them, and am now coveting one. Great work gorgeous!