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10Nov
Introduction to engraving with Carla Hagan New York, New York
10:30 AM - 11:59 PM Court Tree Gallery
Date: November 10, 2019 to November 10, 2019
Where: Court Tree Gallery, 371 Court Street , 2nd Floor, New York, New York, United States
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Description The engraving class is designed to teach the lettering artist the skills necessary to translate their unique hand from pen and paper to drill and glass. Students are expected to have a familiarity with common letterforms and be able to write them proficiently before class begins. Engraving students will learn to engrave on glass, metal, agate, and other surfaces using a quiet, low speed, low vibration, rechargeable drill. By the end of the day, students will possess the basic skills needed to start producing produce beautiful artwork and personalized merchandise.  Your skills will quickly transform as you use your newfound writing instrument to translate your writing style from paper to glass. Under the skilled hand of calligrapher and engraver, Carla Hagan, students will learn how to operate, hold and manipulate the drill to create the thicks and thins of traditional letterforms using the drill. Students who complete this class will have the skills necessary to begin personalizing gifts and begin working on site events that often earn in excess of $100 per hour.  Carla Hagan is a professional Calligrapher based in West Palm Beach, Florida. With over 14 years of professional calligraphy experience, four years ago Carla jumped into the engraving scene. With a few months of practice, she was able to learn how to transform her calligraphy hand to glass engraving. Carla has built a vast network of engraving clients including Tito's Handmade Vodka, Glenlivet, Chivas Regal, Josh Wines, Redemption, Cartier, Louboutin and Chanel to name some of them. She also is hired to engrave at on-site corporate and wedding events. Curriculum This curriculum features an intensive, hands-on approach to learning. Carla will share her knowledge of the most effective engraving tools and supplies and of course safety. Then we will get right into the basics of glass engraving, getting comfortable with the operation of the micromotor and drill, burr rotation and the different burrs
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