Ornamental Hand Engraving with Jason Marchiafava

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  • This "strategically progressive" course supplies students with the basic techniques necessary to become a skilled engraver. The instructor gives a historical overview of engraving while presenting the primary cuts required to build a solid foundation. Each student practices with individualized assistance and instruction.

    • Graver Setup and Sharpening
    • Ergonomics  At The Bench
    • Plate and Surface Preparation
    • Pattern Layout
    • Pattern Transfer Methods
    • Line Cutting Techniques
    • Bright Cutting Techniques
    • The Art of Scroll Patterns
    • Border and Leaf Patterns
    • Execution of Stylized Cuts 
    • Floral Patterns 
    • TUITION: $1,349.88 includes tuition, kit materials fee and applicable sales tax.    ($1,295, kit fee and materials are $50, tax is $4.88)

    • Dates:

      • May 10-14, 2021
      • October 11-15, 2021

    Instructor: Jason Marchiafava

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