Prize-winning hand engraver gets invitation to see his “Santa” on press

A Surrey man who was the winner of a competition held by the Hand Engravers Association of Great Britain, and sponsored by Baddeley Brothers, has seen his work go into production. As part of Andy Beavan-smith’s prize, he got a behind-the-scenes tour of the 160-year-old print works, to see his copperplate engraving, "Santa in his [...]

By |2021-12-06T14:08:51+00:00December 2nd, 2021|Blog|

Lending a hand to keep tradition alive

Engraved copper printing plate, Andy Beaven-Smith 2021 Engraving, a skill so rare that there was recently only a handful of artisans left. But with an increase of workshops and competitions, this ancient craft of copperplate engraving is back in the limelight. And now with support from the specialist printer Baddeley Brothers, one such [...]

By |2021-12-02T10:29:48+00:00October 19th, 2021|Blog|
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