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Welcome to Engraving & Beyond – a comprehensive step-by-step pre-recorded online course tailored to help you elevate your engraving to new heights. Join me on this transformative journey where you'll uncover the secrets of engraving on a myriad of materials, from glass, acrylic, metal and stone. Gain insights into the precise techniques required to create flawlessly engraved letters and designs, as I share my proven process with you. With this newfound skill, you'll be able to transform ordinary products into extraordinary keepsakes, infused with your personal touch.

Course Trailer

What’s included in the course

Get front row seats

Pre-recorded videos of the highest quality, so you don't miss a single detail. With unlimited access, you can watch them as many times as you need to perfect your technique

Insider tips

Learn valuable methods and techniques that won’t be revealed by industry experts

Rate sheet

Get your hands on my rate sheet for Onsite services + In-studio commission work

Learn at your own pace

Enjoy learning from home without a set schedule and with an easy-to-follow method that goes through all the techniques, troubleshooting, as close to an in-person experience as possible

Downloadable's for endless practising

Printable faux calligraphy + floral illustration worksheets so that you can practice and improve,

one stroke at a time

Exclusive community & support

Share your learning experience with other students in the community who are as passionate about engraving as you are

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

Rachna Takawale

Calligrapher, Engraver & Fine Artist

I love adding a touch of calligraphy to everything I do through hand engraving and painting. My style is modern, whimsical and fresh, with a touch of timeless elegance. What I love about my work is that I get to play with different scripts and surfaces, which doesn't limit my work to just paper. I work with pretty much any surface from glass, acrylic, wood, leaves, metal, ceramics and more.

I am backed with an experience of 13 years (7 years in corporate job and 6 years running my own business). I believe in sharing my experience, my learnings without holding back. Learning is a journey and only through practise can you progress ahead.

I love everything about what I do. I consider myself blessed that I get to create something fun everyday with my hands.

rachna takawale - course instructor

Some of our clients 

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Course overview of what awaits you

Module 1: Introduction

 

Module 2: Introduction to your tools & supplies

 

Module 3: Safety measures & importance of ergonomics
  • Drills

  • Burs

  • Other Supplies

Module 4: Warmups 

 

Module 5: Glass Engraving Introduction
  • Project 1: Wine Glass Engraving

  • Project 2: Coloured Bottle Engraving

  • Project 3: Frosted Candle Jar Engraving

  • Project 4: Mirror Engraving

  • Project 5: Perfume Bottle Engraving

  • Project 6: Glass frame Engraving

Module 6: Plastic/Acrylic Engraving Introduction
  • Project 1: Glossy Plastic Surface Engraving (Eyeshadow Palette)

  • Project 2: Coated Plastic Engraving (Mascara)

  • Project 3: Matt Plastic Engraving (Lipstick)

 

Module 7: Metal Engraving Introduction
  • Project 1: Coated Metal Engraving (Water Bottle)

  • Project 2: Coated Beauty Product Engraving (Lipstick)

  • Project 3: Steel Engraving (Cake Knife)

Module 8: Stone Engraving Introduction
  • Project 1: Ceramic Engraving (Planter)

  • Project 2: Marble Engraving (Coaster)

Module 9: Pricing & Onsite Etiquittes
  • What to expect when you are working onsite for luxury brands?

Module 10: Bonus: Tips & Tricks
  • How to get rid of excess dried rub n buff?

  • Dual colour filling using rub n buff in tricky areas

  • How to transfer logos on coated glass and metal?

  • Tips on how to shoot your work

This course will help you

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Gain the confidence to engrave on any surface with ease and precision

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Fill the gaps in your skills, allowing you to add finesse to your engraving and create stunning keepsakes.

03

Create visually appealing and meaningful gifts for
your clients.

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Addresses your pain points through a proven and reliable process.

"Rachna, is one of the best teachers, I have had. Unlike many teachers who hold back and provide the full information, Rachna shares all the hacks. I have seen instant improvement in my work following my workshop with her. Highly recommended"
  • Are supplies included in the course fee?
    No, they are not. But the basic supplies that you will need for this course are - a hand engraver (brushless or battery operated), diamond burs, a black brush pen or micron pen, a glass marking pencil, a dusting brush (to clean glass dust), rub n' buff, washi tape, a small pillow, facemask and protective eyewear.
  • Can I learn at my own pace?
    Absolutely! Everyone learns differently and might want to revisit what they have learned a couple of times over too. Hence we have created this pre-recorded online course
  • How long do I have access to the course?
    How does lifetime sound? We want you to learn at your own pace and revisit the chapters whenever you feel the need to. And hence we are providing you with a lifetime access.
  • Can I take this course if I don't know calligraphy?
    Yes absolutely. You can learn to engrave with any pretty script. We have also included faux calligraphy worksheets for those who wish to learn how to engrave in calligraphy. We recommend you practise using the sheets with a pencil atleast for 15-20 mins daily.
  • Can I take this course even if I am not based in India?
    Yes!!! That's the reason why we have created this online course, so that you can take it from where ever you are. All you need is a good internet connection.
  • Can those who know engraving still take this course?
    Yes absolutely! There is always so much more to learn. We will be tackling so many different surfaces in this course that will equip you with learnings, to confidently engrave any surface/product. I also share my method of keeping my engraving clear and crisp!
  • Will there be interactive feedback?
    Recognising that each individual faces unique challenges and obstacles while embarking on their learning journey, we offer and additional option to schedule a 30-minute mentorship session with the course. We understand the value of personalised guidance and support to help our learners overcome their specific hurdles and make the most of their learning experience. https://artbyrachna.gumroad.com/l/engraving
  • Do you offer refunds/cancellations?
    Unfortunately not. Due to the amount of research and hardwork we have put in to ensure you the best results, we can't justify going uncompensated for our time and efforts.

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