Freehand Engraving Your Calligraphy

Homework hashtag: #kcaengraving

This class will show you the basics of getting started with engraving your calligraphy on various surfaces and objects for gifts or clients. If you’ve been wanting a way to add luxury calligraphy to your portfolio, elevate your calligraphy or add a new skill set to your hobby, this is the class for you.

Students will learn:

•what tools to use for engraving

•safety while engraving

•items to engrave on and what to use for drafting your calligraphy

•correcting your mistakes

•how to refine your calligraphy on 3D objects such as tile, glassware and metal

•ideas for additional surfaces that can be engraved

Want to join us for class? It's offered on-demand and available now for all Tier 2 students.  Some classes are also available to Tier 1 students. Click here to see the Tier 1 Class Listing.  

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Materials Needed: 

•An engraver, brushless motor nail drill or micro motor Dremel that has an adjustable speed up to 35,000 RPM (linked here) •Diamond ball shaped burs - 1.5mm and 2.5mm (linked here) •Bur lube •Face mask •Anti-fog lens safety glasses or Stoggles •Posca pen, Sharpie or Micron pen •Stabilo All pencil (white), [black or red optional] •Makeup brush •Ruler or flexible tape measure •Laser level (optional) •Window cleaner or isopropyl alcohol •Rub N Buff •Tea tree oil mixed with water in a spray bottle to remove excess Rub N Buff •Cotton swabs •Paper towel •Gold or silver paint pen •Any items made of glass, stainless steel, granite, marble or stone - such as coffee mugs, perfume bottles, candle holders, vases, water bottles or tile •Calligraphy guidelines

Homework Challenge: 

Want to see our students homework? Search the hashtag #kcaengraving on Instagram. Be sure to checkout #kallicampacademy for hundreds of posts from our student portfolio.

Instructor: Angenise Rawls

Instagram: @thegracefulpenstudio



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