Pendant Hand Engraving
With Tira Mitchell
Tira will teach basic engraving with the PulseGraver™ electric airless engraving system. The class will emphasize fundamental skills common to hand engravers and jewelers.
Identifying, making and sharpening gravers for different jobs
Basic design choices
Cutting techniques using power assisted tools
Creating depth in two dimensional artwork
Skill drills and practice techniques to improve engraving after the course ends
Students will have opportunities to use the PulseGraver™ during the class along with other tools provided by JIA.
Special discounts on tools from Engraver.com will be available to students before and during the class, including the chance to pre-order a PulseGraver™ that students can use for the entire class. One live, free on-line follow-up session will be available after the class to reinforce what was taught.