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: $1,304.88 includes tuition, kit materials fee and applicable sales tax.    ($1,250, kit fee and materials are $50, tax is $4.88)

    • Dates:

      • May 11-15, 2020
      • August 10-14, 2020

    Instructor: Jason Marchiafava

    Class Schedule
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    NASJ CORE CLASSES 

    Graduate Bench Jeweler Program12-week intensive program with Blaine Lewis

    Mar 2-May 22, 2020: CLASS IS FULL - Please Call To Be Put On Waiting List

    Aug 31-Nov 20, 2020: ENROLLMENT OPENS SPRING 2020

     

    Bench Comprehensive: 5-day workshop with Blaine Lewis

    Jan 27-31, 2020: CLASS IS FULL - Please Call To Be Put On Waiting List

    June 1-5, 2020: CLASS IS FULL - Please Call To Be Put On Waiting List

    August 3-7, 2020: NOW ENROLLING

     

    Stone Setting Comprehensive: 5-day workshop with Blaine Lewis

    Feb 3-7, 2020: 1 BENCH HAS OPENED UP - Please Call If Interested

    Feb 10-14, 2020: CLASS IS FULL - Please Call To Be Put On Waiting List

    June 8-12, 2020: CLASS IS FULL - Please Call To Be Put On Waiting List

    July 6-10, 2020: CLASS IS FULL - Please Call To Be Put On Waiting List

    July 13-17, 2020: JUST OPENED- NOW ENROLLING

    August 10-14, 2020: NOW ENROLLING - ONLY 2 OPEN BENCHES LEFT                       

     

    Advanced Stone Setting: 5-day advanced workshop with Blaine Lewis

     Feb 17-21, 2020: NOW ENROLLING - Only 1 Open Bench Left

    June 15-19, 2020: NOW ENROLLING

     

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    Mokume Gane with the Masters5-day workshop with Chris Ploof & James Binnion 

    October 19 - October 23, 2020- NOW ENROLLING

     

    ORNAMENTAL HAND ENGRAVING: 5-day workshop with Jason Marchiafava

    May 11-15, 2020 - NOW ENROLLING - ONLY 5 OPEN BENCHES LEFT

    August 10-14, 2020 - NOW ENROLLING

     

    Counter Sketching & Color Rendering5-day workshop with Rémy Rotenier

    July 13-17, 2020- NOW ENROLLING

     

    Advanced Jewelry Design & Rendering5-day workshop with Rémy Rotenier

    July 20-24, 2020- NOW ENROLLING 

     

    Taking Shape: The Fundamentals & Applications of Chasing & Repoussé5-day workshop with Kimberly Vaughn

    2020 DATES COMING SOON

     

    Wax Carving5-day workshop with Kate Wolf 

    PLEASE VISIT  KATE'S WEBSITE FOR HER 2020 SCHEDULE

     

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