Glass on copper.

There are not enough hours in the day – I’m supposed to be writing a novel, the garden is ‘out of hand’, my runner beans have failed and I’ve neglected this blog of late. So here is a post: A few new enamel images from the kiln. Mostly 100x140mm.

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About Harry Nicholson

I'm an enameller who works with a kiln, fusing pictures in glass onto copper. I write a few poems and short stories. There is an eBook anthology of them, 'Green Linnet' on Amazon. Also a novel, 'Tom Fleck', set in the North of England of 1513 - the year of Flodden. A sequel to 'Tom Fleck' is 'The Black Caravel' published in 2016. My anthology of poems came out in 2015: 'Wandering About.' I've a blog of poems, stories and art at:
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4 Responses to Glass on copper.

  1. siobhandaiko says:

    I like these. Never heard of glass on copper before. Beautiful!

    • Hello, Siobhan. This is vitreous enamel fused onto copper at around 900C. Faberge used the same process on gold and silver. Unlike Rembrandt’s work this medium is good for a couple of millennia.

  2. These are all gorgeous, Harry. Did you paint the background to your blog? A very nice watercolour.

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