Drawing for jewellers
Time: 18:00 - 21:00
Location: Keeley Street
Course Code: VV871
Duration: 2 sessions
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What is the course about?
Learn how to sketch jewellery, draw designs from different angles and add colour, shading and highlights. Learn to make a simple plan drawing (technical drawing), showing your design from the top, front and side view.
What will we cover?
Look at suitable drawing tools and materials. Practice sketching shapes and forms before moving on to drawing jewellery from reference. Look at plenty of examples of jewellery illustration, technical drawings and sketchbook styles. Make final drawings or sketches in your chosen style.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
• Identify suitable drawing materials
• Identify different types of drawing for jewellery
• Sketch jewellery from different viewpoints and angles
• Add colour, shading and highlights
• Make a plan drawing and add technical specifications.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
The course is for beginners and those with some drawing experience who want to gain more confidence.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
The exercises will be step by step. Each step will be demonstrated before you practice and there will be plenty of 1:1 support.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Bring a mechanical pencil and a sketchbook (A4 or larger) and any other drawing materials you’d like to use such as colour pencils, watercolour paint, ink, fine-liners, paint brushes, …
Cass Art offer a 10% student discount which you can claim with your course receipt.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
City Lit offer a wide range of short and year-long courses in Jewellery design and making, from beginners to advanced, and for professional development.
Suitable follow-on courses may include:
Sketchbooks for jewellers
Jewellery: design lab
Browse our current offer online for complementary courses.
Trained at the Royal College of Art, Dutch born designer Louise Seijen ten Hoorn lives and works in London where she creates one-off pieces, small production ranges and commissions from her studio in Pimlico. Louise works predominantly in metal, as well as materials such as plastic and rubber, to create jewellery, objects and small sculptures. To find out more about Louise’s work visit www.louiseseijentenhoorn.com
Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.