Engraving Imagery and Adornment with Guest Instructors Heather Hartle and Margot Jacobs
Experience an introduction to engraving skills using both lathe turned wheels and micro-motor driven burs. Learn about design, advantages and limitations of each tool, materials used to engrave, choosing glass, and finishing your work. New techniques will be presented daily, leaving time to practice on study pieces. An educational trip to the Museum will offer inspiration for designing and engraving your own masterpiece.
This workshop is limited to 6 students. For ages 16 and up.
$720 for Museum Member, $900 for Non-member
Join for as little as $40 to receive the Member discount!
Heather has focused her practice on wheel engraved glass and has studied engraving with ten internationally respected artists since 2005. She has been active in Virginia Glass Guild since 1997 and has received multiple awards of recognition from curators, prominent artists, and gallery directors during the guild’s annual juried exhibitions. She was a demonstrating artist during the 2017 GAS Conference held in Norfolk and recently completed a one month artist in residence in Zelezny Brod, Czech Republic. Heather divides her studio time between Williamsburg, VA and Whidbey Island, WA.
Margot has been engraving for over 25 years. She works in intaglio, stipple, carving and color removal using a handheld micro motor. Margot was trained in Sydney, Australia with Anne Dybka as well as studying art at Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens, Julien Ashton School of Art, and Sydney College of the Arts. Her work is known for accuracy and exquisite detail and has been awarded internationally. She now divides her time between Richmond, Virginia and Sawtell, Australia.Register for this workshop