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    Hello Mitch, thank you for your comment! You...

    Hello Mitch,

    thank you for your comment!
    You are right, it was a complex work to do, especially the design which didn't came so easily.
    I will try to find the time to explain the different...
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    Hello Donny, you can use both wires and sheets...

    Hello Donny,

    you can use both wires and sheets for the backgrounds inlaid. I use in general wires for the small areas and sheets for the large ones. The wire gauge I use is generally mm 0,5 or...
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    Roger, the Sadeler was a Belgian family where...

    Roger,

    the Sadeler was a Belgian family where there was many engravers and printmakers. Emmanuel and his brother Daniel were famous, working in Munich mainly for the Duke of Bavaria. Many of...
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    You are welcome Fred. It's a good thing to share...

    You are welcome Fred. It's a good thing to share some few that we know.
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    Thank you Sam! It was a special work, I remember...

    Thank you Sam!
    It was a special work, I remember that the gunmaker was surprised and not very fond of that style of engraving.
    Well, I think that it is a matter of taste, good for Arabic people but...
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    Thank you comments, thank you Mike!

    Thank you comments, thank you Mike!
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    New photos

    I have found these new photos of the "Alhambra" rifles which were engraved some years ago, in 2012 and 2013 for a Sheik of Qatar. These photos were on the website "Explora" of Westley Richards, I...
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    I used the usual normal paper but it is not the...

    I used the usual normal paper but it is not the best, I think that a paper for printing plates should be better but I have no reference
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    A smoke pull or an ink pull were the only way to...

    A smoke pull or an ink pull were the only way to keep a record of the work. A good quality camera was very expensive and not so easy to use , they were for professional photographers. An ink pull...
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    This is an ink pull, I used a brown oil painting...

    This is an ink pull, I used a brown oil painting instead of black ink. The smoke pulls are quicker to do but less precise in the fine details.
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    I was not really a beginner but I was still...

    I was not really a beginner but I was still trying to find my own style.
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    Thank you for your interest. If I remember well...

    Thank you for your interest.
    If I remember well it w30 years old when the I engrave that shotgun.
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    I was 18 years old when I began at the Liege...

    I was 18 years old when I began at the Liege Gunmaking School. Before that I had tried to study at Fine Arts Academy but, after just 3 hours in the class, I understood that I would not learn...
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    Old pull

    I have found this old pull forgotten in a box.
    I made it when I was a young engraver, I had no camera. A pull was the only way to keep a trace of my work. This engraving was made for Jean Duchateau,...
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    Hello Sam, you put your finger on the main...

    Hello Sam,
    you put your finger on the main problem to do that kind of work: the time!
    I started with the first idea of the design 10 years ago, modify it several times and begin to engrave in 2009!...
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    Hello Martin, thank you for your kind comment....

    Hello Martin, thank you for your kind comment.
    Here some more detailed pictures.
    Alain
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    Thank you John, I was happy to receive your...

    Thank you John, I was happy to receive your letter during my class.
    I hope to see you again when I go to America.
    Alain
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    Hello Marty, I hope that you are still doing...

    Hello Marty,

    I hope that you are still doing well.
    Thank you for the beautiful castings that you sent me during my class at GRS.
    It was a very good surprise!
    Alain
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    Article: Rocaille

    You can view the page at http://www.engraverscafe.com/content.php?1790-Rocaille
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    Rocaille

    Recent work, a shotgun cal.10, engraved in the " rocaille" style.
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