“I don’t believe that practice makes perfect. I believe that only perfect practice makes perfect, so it is with this in mind that I equip my students with proper instruction”. Otto Carter
Hand Engraving with Otto Carter is an introduction to engraving for any jeweler (or non-jeweler) who has an interest in this art form. This beginning course is structured to show students the tools and techniques that it takes to properly proceed on the path to becoming an engraver.
Starting from the ground up, Otto teaches proper posture, tool sharpening, design concepts as well as the best way to obtain the tools you will need according to your budget. Students are taught that engraving is a high art form that needs to be approached as such, therefore drawing and design are a big part of the curriculum. Knowing the proper way to practice is of utmost importance.
Students will only be working on practice plates and sketches. The flow of the class is from the basics up including, tool sharpening to proper tool use for designing.
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