|Profile ... Tim Adlam / Engraver|
A formal art background in drawing and metalwork laid the foundation for my engraving career during the late 1970's and early 1980's.
At the same time, I had the role as assistant to a former Chicago Art
teaching conservation/restoration techniques to museum interns
The challenge and discipline that the engravers art demanded was the attraction for me.
Add to that an appreciation for finely made objects, and it soon became obvious in which direction my art career
I purchased a few tools and James B. Meeks engravers bible, "The Art of Engraving".
With practice, patience and perseverance ... I took up the challenge.
The conservators approach became a valuable asset, lending thoroughness to my method and handling of quality pieces.
My early commissions began with custom knives, expanding to gun engraving, followed by restoration engraving.
As a professional full-time engraver, the objects I embellish are numerous and varied in nature.
strive to be thorough by incorporating methods that lend accuracy and
efficiency to my work.
I've enjoyed the opportunity to
demonstrate and discuss the engravers art with several organizations and
... Enjoy your visit, and
thank you for your interest.
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Tim Adlam / Engraver - 1705 Witzel
Avenue, Oshkosh WI - USA 54902 - (920) 235 - 4589 Copyright 2003 - 2005 - Adlam Engraving - Author
permission required for reproduction
Copyright 2003 - 2005 - Adlam Engraving - Author permission required for reproduction