Florence, Italy

Hand-engraving on plate intensive course

when 1 September 2021 - 28 September 2021
language Italian
duration 4 weeks
credits 10 EC
fee EUR 1800

Preparation of the tools, various kinds of burin, with explanations on their use
Engraving exercises using sheets of non-precious metal
Lines, circles, waves, and the “tremble” technique
Complex designs, use of chiaroscuro
Specific engravings: ornate, borders, Florentine ornamentation, figurative, landscape, silk-finish satin-finish and granite engravings.
Positioning and setting in place of special jewels to be engraved.

Target group

The course is recommended both for beginners and students

Course aim

This course concerns the engraving on flat plate, for the realization of decorative drawings, matrices for prints, objects of use (frames, boxes, etc.). The exercises will be done on brass and silver plates

Credits info

10 EC
Certificate of attendance

Fee info

EUR 1800: The candidate must pay 50% of the total amount at the time of enrolment.
Enrolment is complete only after proof of first payment is received.