all. Whether you are just curious or interested in Roland's
engraving classes and his work you are welcome to visit by
contacting him directly and setup an appointment.
Engraver like his father, Roland Baptiste offers classes to
learn how to engrave using basic to the most advance methods
and equipment with the Lindsay PalmControl AirGraver. Roland
graduated in 1993 from the Armory School of Liège and offers
engraving classes in Europe.
Students receive one on one instruction for a personalized
learning experience. On special request Roland will take more
than one student at a time that will reduce the price per
Roland can adapt the program to the needs of the student.
During class the engraving techniques and artistic composition
adapted for the students needs.
The engraving course is five days with cost of 1500€ for one
on one and personalized learning.
Location: Verviers, Belgium
For lodging there is a nice hotel nearby:
well as restaurants. Other lodging possibilities at:
Roland's engraving workshop is a five minute walk from the
Engraving, for Roland Baptiste, is a passion passed on to him by his father. As a young child Roland was
intrigued by the sound of hammer and chisel from his father's engraving workshop. It was thus quite natural that he would be directed towards
studying engraving at the School of Arms manufacture at Liege. He graduated in 1993 after having refined his talent during years at an occupation
which enabled him to unceasingly improve the control of his tools of engraving. He decided finally to devote his time entirely to the art of
engraving. He was determined to preserve his freedom of expression and creativity which led him to refuse to yield to the constraint of
manufacturing in series, even for famous makers. He preferred to turn to certain arms manufacturers and private individuals with whom he was
privileged to be creative when working on projects. He has worked mainly with contacts from France, Germany and Belgium creating fine weapons to
achieve the highest quality which a Master can reach. The signature of his work is found in the details of his work. He has been present at
various shows such as Rambouillet, Country Show, Knives in festival with Nontron, Eghezée and Amay. He has always been pleased to explain the
techniques and subtleties of his work. When you meet, it take a student only a few moments to share his vision of the most beautiful weapons of