• Explore how to enhance your jewellery design using Adobe Illustrator
• Develop your techniques in photo-retouching, technical drawing, and digital painting techniques
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Learn all the secrets of using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop to take your scanned in hand jewellery drawings and photographs, and perfect them using photo-retouching, technical drawing, and digital painting techniques.
- An introduction to Adobe Illustrator’s tools, including vectors, fill and stroke colours, gradients, pathfinder tools, brushes and graphic styles
- How to use traditional 2D rendering techniques in Illustrator, such as 3-way diagrams, isometric drawing, and hand painting.
- An effective series of techniques to allow you to combine Illustrator and Photoshop to create digital paint-ups of jewellery designs.
- Ways to take advantage of Illustrator’s speed, such as modifying designs, making chains and creating a findings and gemstones library.
- How to export Illustrator vectors for use in 3D CAD programs and laser engraving machines.
- Basic level of using Adobe Illustrator.
- Basic level of Adobe Photoshop knowledge – students must understand how selection tools work as well as how to create and merge layers. It also helps if they have used brushes and image colour adjustments before.
- Some understanding or background in jewellery design drawing, whether it is sketching or technical drawing
Who should take this course?
- Working professionals in the jewellery industry
- Current students in jewellery related courses
Course Dates: Enquire now for future course dates
Tutor: To be confirmed
Duration: 4 days
Qualification: British Academy of Jewellery Adobe Illustrator for 2D Jewellery Design Certificate
The British Academy of Jewellery offers a diverse range of specialist intensive courses to help individuals develop their jewellery knowledge and skill set in area such a CAD, gemstone studies and enamelling. We also provide a Jewellery Diploma Programme, which will equip you with all the knowledge and skills you need to design, make and sell jewellery.
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