Vitreous enamel on copper bowls.

They are a challenge, but I keep trying. Here are some new attempts:

Our Acer is in fresh, soft leaf; it yields a fine stencil.

Note how the ivory unleaded enamel turns green over fire scale and shrinks away from the leaded to produce a relief effect.

And how bare copper can oxidise to red.

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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: https://1513fusion.wordpress.com/
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