Born in France , Liege school of Gunsmithing then Engraving . Trained after in Italy , Bottega Giovanelli ( with the people who founded later Creative Arts ), Gianfranco Pedersoli and few others . Came in the US in 1985 , worked few months for Engraver Ken Hurst VA . Then for Parker Reproductions NJ . doing the A1 Customs who came in the white . Freelance since 2004 . American citizen .