Jewellery Design and Drawing
Master the art of designing jewellery and an introduction to technical drawing in this beginners design course
Want to know how to take an idea and develop into a jewellery collection but you're not sure where to start?
Would you love to be able to provide technical drawings for commission customers?
Then you're in the right place! With this brand new course taught by expert jeweller, Anelia Kuprina, in this course you will learn:
- How to find inspiration
- How to develop an idea from inspiration to a full collection
- How to test your ideas with model making
- How to draw your design ideas for yourself or to show a customer (a valuable skill for commissions!)
- How to do an orthographic drawing (front, top and side view)
- And much more!
What Will You Get?
- Ongoing access to comprehensive video lessons, guiding you through all the techniques, tips and tricks
- Downloadable course notes to work alongside the videos
- Full list of tools and stationery you need to create your designs (we love stationery!)
- Access to our supportive community of jewellers and tutors to help you at every stage of the process
- Access to the videos 24/7 - you can stop, pause, rewind and replay as much as you like
- Excellent close-up shots to see what is happening in each step so you don't miss a thing
- Note: this course focusses on jewellery design and not making techniques. Please see our other courses for step by step making courses
Anelia Kuprina is an award-winning independent London jewellery designer, who combines traditional hand-making techniques with modern technologies to create exquisite jewels.
In the ten years that she has spent in the industry, she has worked for leading UK jewellery companies, West End ateliers and the time-honoured workshops of Hatton Garden. This has given her the opportunity to immerse herself in the rarefied world of high-end jewellery manufacturing. This practical training has also endowed her with the skills necessary to be able to expertly manipulate precious metals and infuse meticulous precision into her work.
Start1. Intro & Finding Inspiration (5:56)
Start2. Developing a Design (4:38)
Start3. Design Techniques (part 1) (4:08)
Start4. Design Techniques (part 2) (5:40)
Start5. Making a Model (5:52)
Start6. Colour (1:22)
Start7. Technical Drawing (8:42)
Start8. Orthographic Drawing (part 1) (14:41)
Start9. Orthographic Drawing (part 2) (14:09)
StartRing size chart
This course is suitable for beginners.
We look forward to welcoming you on the course and seeing your new creations soon
What you need for this course
Design inspiration - Start collecting photos/images printed out from magazines, source material for inspiration e.g. from design books, your sketchbook, Pinterest etc
- Pencils - 1 with 0.5mm thick lead, 1 with 1mm lead
- Glue stick
- X-acto blade/craft knife/scalpel
- Masking tape
- Graph paper
- Tracing paper
- Thin cardboard for making models
- Foam board to create a mood board
- Protractor (may not be needed for this project but useful to have)
- Cutting mat or thick cardboard to protect table surface
You can find a list of art suppliers here
If you are interested in learning rendering and painting as well, check out the course bundle including the Jewellery Design and Drawing online course and the Rendering and Painting Fine Jewellery course for just £97!