Learn flare cut engraving with Diane Scalese. Flare cut engravers create a style unique to the art of engraving. A combination of both bright cut and single point engraving, flare cutting creates a sculpted design that brings an elegance to your work. Volume I is for those who have a general knowledge of engraving. It begins with an explanation of the gravers you will use and how to shape and sharpen them properly. We start with the fundamentals cuts and build from there. Six chapters in all, we cover tools, terminology, basic cuts, leaves, tendrils, hollow cuts, stylized floral elements, and a final project that combines all techniques. All patterns are included for you to download and transfer to your practice plates. This bold and graceful style of engraving is perfect for jewelry, knives, watches, or any engravable pieces.
- With Diane Scalese