Students' report

Up-to-date report from one of our students!

S.K.
Reporter
S.K.

Nationality: Finland
Course: Jewelry Making
Program: 1year ATELIER COURSE
Period: Oct.14,2013 - June 6,2014


She completed her BA degree in Fine Arts in 2011. Having studied sculpture, photographing, stone cutting, lost wax casting,electroforming and contemporary jewellery, she decided to follow her interest and focus on more traditional goldsmithing techniques. She came to Florence, the most famous city of art and craftmanship in Italy, to study jewelry making and also attended to courses specialized in hand engraving and Florentine fret saw piercing with highly skilled rofessors.

Feb. 17, 2014 | Posted in Blog, Jewelry , | Tags:, | Language:
Reporter: S.K. | Course: Jewelry

Incisione

INCISIONE
1. Heating a red wax with alcohol lamp to attach a sheet of copper on it to hold it while engraving.

INCISIONE
2. Heatig a red wax on an alcohol lamp to melt it.

INCISIONE
3. Teacher explaining to the class how to attach the burin blade to the wooden handle properly.

INCISIONE
4. Teacher showing how to shape the burin blade with a mola.

INCISIONE
5. Preparing for engraving. Teacher showing how to pass lightly the copper sheet with emery paper before starting to engrave.

INCISIONE
6. Teacher showing how to sharpen the burin in a 45 degrees with Arkansass stone.

INCISIONE
7. An Arkansass stone for sharpening burins, and a halfround, flat, knife shaped and striped burins, the blade has been protected with a cork while not using them.

INCISIONE
8. First writing exercises on a copper sheet using english letters.

INCISIONE
9. Students attaching the copper sheet to the base with red wax.

INCISIONE
10. Different engraving bases for different objects. Backround student heating a base for a ring and in front student attaching a flat copper sheet to the base.

INCISIONE
11. Closeup picture about a burin cutting the copper.Burin must be held firmly, and the thumb and index finger are guiding the blade.

INCISIONE
12. The text is first written on a copper with a pencil, and then engraved with a burin following the pencil design.

INCISIONE
13. Teacher Marco and a student Aoi showing the engraving base for a ring.


Ask a question to this reporter

Comment

OTHER REPORT

Graphic Design 1-One Year Course 2017

グラフィックコース初日はロゴデザインから始まりました。 社会に出ると必ずと言って良いほど目にするビジネスカード、そ…
Language:   Reporter: Misa YOSHIDA
Course: Graphic Design

Read more

Shoe Making 16-Master Course 2016 (Student2)

2ヶ月かかってようやく出来上がりました!!グッドイヤー製法の靴の完成です。細かなキズはまだまだ気になりますが、やはり…
Language:   Reporter: Masami ISHIZUKA
Course: Shoe Making/Design

Read more

Jewelry Making 2-Internship Course 2016

Llegó diciembre y la navidad se respira en cada una de las…
Language:   Reporter: Constance Schürch
Course: Jewelry

Read more

more

CONTACT US

At Accademia Riaci, we are recruiting Course Reporters from our students. The students who are chosen to become Course Reporters are given 10 % of the tuition as their scholarship fee.
The Reporters who have submitted excellent reports will have his or her profile posted on our school website for the next 5 years as an alumnae and will be able to connect with their business chancesafter their graduation.

Read more

TEL +39 055-289831
FAX +39 055-212791
Click here
Via de' Conti 4 - 50123
Florence Italy

Online Counseling With Skype
Call me!-Accademia Riaci Skype: Chat-Accademia Riaci Skype:

» Get Skype! (FREE CALL)



Competition2017