LEARN-TO: Gem Illustration

Date: Monday 20 March, 2023

Start Time: 10.00AM

End Time: 4.00PM

You will be introduced to the essential tools and techniques required to render gems, to reflect and bring to life their beauty, form and sparkle on paper.

Price is per person.

What will I draw?

You will draw gem stones using a variety of techniques to add colour and definition. Whether you are a beginner, intermediate, or advanced student, there is something for everyone to learn and create

What will happen on the day?

You will be introduced to the workshop and the instructor. This followed by a discussion of your skill level, experience and goal(s) for the workshop. Drawing equipment will be distributed before starting a demonstration of jewellery design sketching and colouring techniques.

Based on the demonstration, you will apply methods for creating sketches and rendering for your gemstones through hands-on practice.

What skills do I need?

Difficulty Level: MIXED

A creative background is helpful as this is an intensive one day course. Knowledge of basic art skills is advisable

What should I bring?

- Reading glasses (if you need them!) 

- A selection of gems

- Reference photos are optional.

- All necessary drawing equipment will be provided.

What should I wear? 

Clothes: N/A

Shoes: N/A

Hair: N/A

Who is my instructor?

Bibi Cheung is a goldsmith, designer and sculptor. With over 25 years of experience in the jewellery industry.  From small-medium businesses to large scale manufacturers, Bibi has worked with a diverse range of clients, honing her skills and winning multiple awards along the way.

Immerse yourself in a learning experience that will not only give you the technical knowledge but also inspiration to create your own unique finished projects under Bibi's guidance. 

How do I get there? 

See contact page for details on public transport and parking.