Metal Engraving
Sculpted Overlay and Relief Engraving

Diane Scalese will walk the students through the steps of relief engraving and sculpting of oak leaves and scrolls. Students will remove the background for deep relief, sculpt layered leaves and scrollwork, and make raised gold acorns as accents.

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Course Info

Diane Scalese
2024 Date(s)
Metal Engraving
Skill Level
Enrollment Type
Open, see prerequisites


  • Deep relief (background removal)
  • Sculpting of oak leaves on two layers
  • Sculpting scroll work
  • Raised inlay

Class Project(s)

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Intermediate level course or equivalent with instructor approval
Experience in deep relief (background removal)
Experience with basic Inlay

Graver Sharpening Knowledge: Sharpening of flats and single points using the GRS sharpening systems. Students should understand and be able to make parallel heals.

Cancellation/Transfer Policy

We reserve your seat upon receipt of course deposit. To transfer or cancel your reservation, notify GRS at least 30 days before the class start date to transfer deposit or receive a refund, less $50. Deposits are not transferrable or refundable less than 30 days before the course start date. If you have any questions about this information, please do not hesitate to call us! We would be glad to help you. Call 800-835-3519, Monday – Friday, 8 AM – 5 PM.

Please note: Course information subject to change without notice. Example images may not show exact techniques, methods, designs, etc., taught or demonstrated in course.

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