MASTER CLASS:  Engraving

2024 dates TBA

9.30am – 3.00pm

£190.00 plus materials (material costs of approximately £28.00 paid directly to your tutor on first day of course)

Students also have the option to buy their own graver and scriber: approx. £10.00 each • Cost of copper plates approx. £8.00 •  Students may also bring their own silver or copper to engrave on if they wish. 

Course aims:
  • Learn how to compose, layout and transfer a design
  • Learn how to make an engraving tool and scriber
  • Learn basic engraving – curved and straight lines
  • Engrave your own design onto a copper plate
  • Overview of sharpening and care of tools

Learning outcomes:

  • Understanding of how engraving tools work
  • Knowledge of how to set up for engraving on your own
  • Be able to engrave basic cuts and designs

Your tutor:



The general outline of the course over two days will be:

  • Introduction, setup and demonstrations
  • Practice plate – learning how to cut a straight / curved line
  • Learning how to transfer a design
  • Engrave own design (students can choose from a supplied selection or bring their own)

A maximum of eight places are available on this course, with a minimum of six participants required for the course to run. Full payment is required to secure a place. We can take card payments over the phone – please note the cost of the day is not refundable. Once payment is received we will send an email confirming your place on the course.

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