Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome

    • Welcome to Creative Enamel Color.

    • Share on our Group Forum at the Enamel Nation

    • Materials List

    • Get the most from your learning: Create Personal Tutorials

    • Our Five Classrooms: An animated "virtual tour".

    • Introduction to "Brainstorming?

    • The 8 Creative Mindset Skills

    • The "Sketch" I made as I imagined the Creative Enamel Color Adventure.

    • Our Weekly Zoom Meetings

  • 2

    Your Creative Encounter

    • Links to Zoom and Forum

    • Lesson 1. Ricky's Approach to Enameling and Teaching

    • Lesson 2. Our Weekly "Lesson Plan"

    • Lesson 3. Your GAP

    • Lesson 4. Self-Awareness, Self-Assessment, and Your Goals

    • Lesson 5. Your Vision Book

    • Lesson 6. How to create and use Personal Tutorials

    • Lesson 7. Change Your Questions!

    • Lesson 8. Choose Your "Inspiration Images"

    • Lesson 9. Artistic Learning and Skills

    • Lesson 10: What do I like?

    • Lesson 11: Intuitive Enameling

  • 3

    Week #1 : Enamel Edges

    • Lesson 1: Do you SEE Edges?

    • Lesson 2: Design Elements; Learn to SEE like an artist.

    • Lesson 3. What are Design Elements

    • Lesson 4: Introduction to Enamel Edges

    • Lesson 5: Enamel Edges Demonstration

    • Lesson 6: Experiment with Enamel Edges

    • Lesson 7: Play with Enamel Edges

    • Lesson 8: Translate with Enamel Edges

    • Lesson 9: Apply Your Enamel Edges

    • Lesson 10: What I learned/Your weekly assignments.

    • Lesson 11: Self-Expression Challenge; Tell an Enamel Story

    • Saturday Zoom

    • Wednesday Zoom

  • 4

    Week #2: Layer Styles

    • Bonus Lesson: Internalize Your Enamel Colors

    • Lesson 1: Demo with Layer Styles

    • Lesson 2: Experiment with Layer Styles

    • Lesson 3: Play with Layer Styles

    • Lesson 4: Translate with Layer Styles

    • Lesson 5: Apply Your Layer Styles

    • Lesson 6: Some Questions about Your Story

    • Lesson 7: Brainstorm Your Story using Enamel

    • Lesson 8: Layer Architecture: Learn to think in enamel layers

    • Lesson 9: How I THINK in "Enamel Layers"

    • Lesson 10: Learn to ask "What if...?" Questions

    • Lesson 11: How I use my "Layer Styles"

    • Lesson 12: Design Principles

    • Saturday Zoom

    • Wednesday Zoom

  • 5

    Week #3: Custom Colors

    • Lesson 1: Demonstration with Custom Colors

    • Lesson 2: Experiment with Custom Colors

    • Lesson 3: Play with Custom Colors

    • Lesson 4: Translate with Custom Colors

    • Lesson 5: Apply your Custom Colors

    • Bonus Lesson: A student shares how she applied her Custom Colors

    • Zoom Saturday

    • Zoom Wednesday

  • 6

    Week #4: Color & Value Gradations

    • Lesson 1: Introduction to Color Gradations

    • Lesson 2: Demo/One Color/Three Value Gradation

    • Lesson 3: Demo/Three Color Gradation with Opalescent White

    • Lesson 4: Experiment with Color & Value Gradations

    • Lesson 5: Play with Color & Value Gradations

    • Lesson 6: Translate with Color & Value Gradations

    • Lesson 7: Apply Your Color & Value Gradations

    • Zoom Saturday

    • Zoom Wednesday

  • 7

    Week #5: Foil Layers

    • Lesson 1: Demonstration with Foil Layers

    • Lesson 2: Experiment with Foil Layers

    • Lesson 3: Play with Foil Layers

    • Lesson 4: Translate with Foil Layers

    • Lesson 5: Apply Foil Layers

    • Saturday Zoom

    • Wednesday Zoom

  • 8

    Week #6: Opalescent White Layers

    • Lesson 1: Demonstration with Opalescent White Enamel

    • Lesson 2: Experiment with Opalescent White Enamel

    • Lesson 3: Play with Opalescent White Enamel

    • Lesson4: Translate with Opalescent White Enamel

    • Lesson 5: Apply Opalescent White Enamel

    • Saturday Zoom

    • Wednesday Zoom