Orthographic Drawing for Jewellery

Learn how to draw professional 2D jewellery designs that will allow you to visualise your jewellery pieces. By drawing with precision and skill, you will be able to accurately envision your work to develop each piece’s design features, enable you to create a prototype, and more accurately cost the design.

Additional information




1 day


10:00 – 16:00


Birmingham, Jewellery Quarter, London, Camden


Course description

The Orthographic Drawing short course is suitable for jewellery designers and enthusiasts wishing to learn the valuable skills of problem solving and communication in jewellery design and is suitable for all levels. The course is ideal for people who wish to design bespoke jewellery for clients or have pieces manufactured by people in the industry.

Entry requirements

No prior knowledge or skills are required to take the course, but prior knowledge of design and/or making jewellery or technical drawing may be advantageous.

Fees & funding


No funding is available for short courses but as a student or alumni of the past 3 years, you may be entitled to a 10% discount. To find out if you are eligible, please enquire to speak with our recruitment team.

What you will learn

During this one-day course, you will learn how to draw an accurate single-stone ring to scale using the correct layout and dimensions to communicate the design. Once you have mastered this, you will apply your knowledge to more complicated ring designs which your tutor will guide you to completing.

The course covers the following topics:

  • Using a ruler and protractor, circle template and compass
  • Using precision alignment and measurement in drawings
  • Drawing orthographic views
  • Creating orthographic ring designs


Students may progress to other short courses in jewellery design and making, or our diploma Jewellery Fundamentals.

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