Metal Engraving
Flare Cutting

This course will teach students how to achieve this unique, sculptural flare-cut style by combining bright-cut and single-point engraving. Instructor Diane Scalese will demonstrate how to use a variety of specially shaped and sharpened gravers to create this bold, three-dimensional style and sculpt the metal with flowing, elegant cuts. This versatile style allows for a wide variety of artistic expression for the engraver (or jeweler) that can be cut on almost any canvas from silver and gold to steel. Students will apply their new skills to cut a brass pendant, a handmade brass money clip, and a brass lighter.

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Course Info

Instructor(s)
Diane Scalese
2023 Date(s)
10/09-10/13
Division
Metal Engraving
Flare Cutting
Skill Level
Intermediate
Capacity
12
Enrollment Type
Open, see prerequisites

Objectives

• Artwork layout & transfers

• Tool theory

• Design

• Scrolls

• Borders

• Lettering

• Specialty tools

• Study and execution of structural elements (building blocks) of flare cutting

Class Project(s)

Brass Pendant

Brass Money Clip

Brass Lighter

Prerequisites

Basic Metal Engraving and knowledge of proper graver sharpening with flats, 120’s, and other commonly used gravers.

 

 

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