Monochromatic Cloisonne´ Color
I often learn much more when I stick to one color; I don't get distracted by the different color combinations and can focus more on techniques and design. This set of lessons explores some different ways to play with GREEN.
Red Enamel Layer Lessons
Before beginning a new project, I wanted to learn more about the Red enamel that I have. I created some exercises to teach me a little bit about what was possible and what I like.
Color Layers for Cloisonne´
Ricky shows a process for exploring new color layers, asking design questions, and then applying what he has learned to a new cloisonne´design.
Translate a Color Image into an Enamel Image
Ricky explains and demonstrates one approach to translating a photo image into an enamel image
Introduction to Foil Layers of Light
Create "layers of reflected light" by combining silver and gold foil within your enamel color layers.
Advanced Creative Foil Layers
Use silver and gold foil to create tiny mirrors of reflective light within your enamel layers. This is an in-depth set of lessons: from simple ways to create reflective lines, shapes and patterns to more advanced uses of handmade and embossed foil.