To me, transmitting is a way to give back what I received in 1985, after enrolling at the Ecole Boulle. If I can teach and train a few youngsters willing to learn a profession and to have an independent life as an adult, I feel deeply satisfied. Basically, my workshop is opened to anyone. Unfortunately, hand-engravers are becoming rare and I heard too many times the motto: ‘A secret life is a happy life’. As a result, no transmission is provided. Yet, the Meilleurs Ouvriers de France charter explicitly states (line N° 7): ‘In simplicity and humility, sharing and transmitting one’s knowledge’.
Louis Oscar Roty (1846-1911), French engraver of coins and medals, creator of the « Semeuse »
Louis Oscar Roty is a French coin and medal engraver. He was born in Paris on 11 June 1846 and died in Paris on 23 March 1911. He is the creator and engraver of the […]→ Lire l’article
Henri Dropsy (1885-1969) sculptor and a French medal engraver.
Henri Dropsy, born in Paris 3rd January 21, 1885 and died in Veneux-Les-Sablons on November 2, 1969, is a French sculptor and medal engraver. He signs some of his Henry Dropsy works. He was a […]→ Lire l’article
Jules-Clément Chaplain (1839-1909) French engraver medalist, Grand Prix de Rome in 1863.
Jules-Clément Chaplain, known as Jules Chaplain was born in Mortagne-au-Perche on 12 July 1839 and died in Paris on 13 July 1909. He is a French sculptor and engraver-medalist. A talented engraver and admired at […]→ Lire l’article
Thérèse DUFRESNE artist sculptor medalist (1937-2010)
These few lines on Thérèse DUFRESNE, artist sculptor medalur whom I like very much. Simply, today on the web, we find nothing about her, except the sales of her medals on ebay, the good corner. […]→ Lire l’article
FIDEM Canada 2018 in Ottawa, meeting of world medallists
The 35th FIDEM Congress, in Ottawa, Canada, has just closed its doors. A unique moment to meet world players on the art of the medal. Glad to have been able to present our creation of […]→ Lire l’article
Seta TETSUJI, Japanese artist and creator of contemporary medals, will spend a day in Lyon
On September 2, 2016, Seta TETSUJI, Japanese artist and creator of contemporary medals, will spend a day in Lyon, before the FIDEM international congress in Belgium. He asked me to come and see me at […]→ Lire l’article
22th Student Medal Project, a first in France
Little film from a first in France, for the 22nd Student Medal Project. The medals of the competition: 10 French creations from the « Jura », were judged in the British Museum with 95 British creations. The […]→ Lire l’article
Our students create and engrave a medal: « I’m Charlie »
After the tragicevents in France last January, the students of the engraving classes of « Ferdinand Fillod High School » in St Amour France have created a commemorative medal. The work is composed of 9 […]→ Lire l’article
The Student Medal Project 2010
Créations médailles des étudiants 2010 pour le concours « Student Medal Project » (fondatrice Marcy Leavitt Bourne), soutenu par la British Art Medal Society. A Nation Of Peeping Toms Alice Wall Awareness Of Deafness Beach Bums – […]→ Lire l’article
Créations médailles des étudiants 2011 pour le concours « Student Medal Project »
Créations médailles des étudiants 2011 pour le concours « Student Medal Project » (fondatrice Marcy Leavitt Bourne), soutenu par la British Art Medal Society. Drop Beats not Bombs Honesty on the Internet Ignorance Is Bliss Harmony between […]→ Lire l’article
The 22nd annual project British Art Medal society student medal
THE BRITISH ART MEDAL SOCIETY STUDENT MEDAL PROJECT THE BRIEF FOR 2015 – TO ALL COLLEGES PARTICIPATING THIS YEAR The 22nd Annual Project 1. We have formulated a number of areas in which medals will […]→ Lire l’article