Masterclasses at the Dubai Watch Week are hands-on workshops that allow the participants to learn from experts and artisans in the field. This time it includes creating your very first mechanical watch movement, painting on a miniature dial, learning the traditional art of chamfering and more.
Here are the Masterclasses to look out for at the upcoming Dubai Watch Week!
- For those interested in understanding the basics of assembling a watch, there is the Watchmaking Masterclass with Antoine & Florian Preziuso
This watchmaking masterclass explores the different layers of watchmaking; from introducing the concept and theory behind watch cases all the way into a practical application of the nesting process of a timepiece.
- To understand the intricacies of watch designing attend the Watch Design Masterclass by Fiona Krüger
21-22, 24 November
This watch design masterclass will dissect the “how” and “why” that go into watch designing that lead to the final creation. The participants will get to explore the creative possibilities of watch design using an iPad.
- Bring out the artist in you at the Miniature Painting Masterclass by Alco
21-22, 24 November
Learn the precision and refinement that go into creating miniature paintings on prestigious timepieces that are true works of art. Participants will get to create a hue, use an artist’s brush barely thicker than a hair and paint a tiny detail on a watch dial designed by Alco’s painter.
- To get a hands-on experience of the precision art of engraving, do not miss the Engraving Masterclass by Bovet
As engraving is a signature of the Bovet Maison, all of their movements are hand-decorated by their artisans. Participants will get to try their hand at the art of engraving with Tiago, who will take them through his journey at Bovet and how he became an artisan engraver.
The masterclasses are a free-to-attend event that are open to both the industry and the general public. However, online registrations are required.
For more information, full schedule and registrations, visit dubaiwatchweek.com