Take your calligraphy and artistic skills to the next level with this brand new medium! In this live online class, you will learn how to use your hand engraver to turn ordinary objects into extraordinary pieces of art using calligraphy and florals. We will cover all the basics of how to engrave on glass, metal, and powder coated bottles, so that you can add unique personalizations to your show stopping gifts and events!
Ticket includes 2 classes with 2 hours of instruction per session, and you will have 6 months to rewatch these videos at your own leisure! We will discuss safety, beginner and advanced techniques, different materials you can and cannot engrave, and more. You will receive a Zoom link prior to the class, along with Rosie’s printable and traceable designs that we will integrate into your hand engraved art.
Dates: February 16 & 23
Time: 3:00pm to 5:00pm PST
Optional 30 minute Q&A Session
Class size is limited to 10 people so that you will be able to ask questions throughout the event and connect with other likeminded crafters in a small group setting. You will also gain access to a members only Hand Engraving Facebook group to ask questions about your own calligraphy engraving journey afterwards!
Engraving kit is not included with the ticket. Please ensure that you have these items prior to the first class:
- Microdrill engraver
- Different sized burs
- Rub n Buff (gold, copper, or silver)
- Stabilo pencil, water based chalk marker, and pencil
- Flexible ruler
- Ear swabs
- Tissue, cotton pads, and paper towels
- Trash bag
- Engraveable items
- Glass* (ie wine, liquor, candles, cups, and mugs)
- Metal (ie watches, copper cups, spoons, safety scissors, and phones)
- Powder coated bottles (ie Hydroflask or tumblers)
- Safety goggles or glasses*
- Desk vacuum
- Washi tape
- Pencil sharpener
- Antibacterial wipes
*For safety, avoid champagne bottles due to risk of exploding. Please ensure that you have proper lighting and hair is tied up. Mask and safety goggles are recommended, but not required.