Jewellery Design and Rendering


• Develop your skills and knowledge in jewellery design

• Gather inspiration and create mood boards

• Develop your own jewellery collection

• Small group sizes

Course Content
Course Content

In this three day class, you will learn about the fundamentals of jewellery design, learning professional drawing techniques to capture form with light and shade in pencil and gouache. You will be taken on an inspiring trip to the Goldsmiths library where you will be shown beautiful examples of jewellery illustrations from the 20th century in a private presentation. You will gather inspiration for designing a piece of jewellery and learn how to use and make mood boards to inspire a collection of jewellery. We will then explore painting techniques using gouache to capture traditional renderings of stones and metals before designing a piece of jewellery and painting a beautiful render of the design, with a presentation at the end.

Topics include:

  •  Research
  •  Mood board creation
  •  Sketching
  •  Soft thinking design practice
  •  Hard thinking sketching
  •  Traditional rendering in gouache and pencil
Key Information
Key Information
Level: Beginner
Entry requirements: No prior knowledge or skills in jewellery are necessary for this course.

Who should take this course?

  • Working professionals in jewellery industry looking to gain knowledge and expertise
  • Current students enrolled in jewellery related courses
  • Those interested in learning more about design and rendering for jewellery

Course Dates:

18th – 20th March 2019

1st – 3rd April 2019

Tutor: Maya Ferroni

Duration: 3 days

Location: London

Price: £379

Qualification: British Academy of Jewellery Jewellery Design and Rendering 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 areas such as CAD, Jewellery Manufacturing and Gemstone Studies. 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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Morley House,
26-30 Holborn Viaduct,
London EC1A 2AT

+44 (0)20 7405 0197

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