Hidden Treasures: Presentation Painting and Design for the Jewellery Industry

19 Apr 2018 - 27 Apr 2018 · 4-days, 10:00AM - 4:00PM
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Be part of a four-day short course that takes you on a journey of jewellery design from the creation of embryonic idea to a presentative image.

Our April short course is now sold out, but don't panic as we are running another course in June. Find out more and book now

Led by freelance multi award-winning designer of jewellery and objet d’art, Jennifer Bloy FRSA FIPG, this short course will introduce you to the concepts of jewellery design and some of the processes needed along the way. 

This short course runs over 4 days (Thursday 19, Friday 20, Thursday 26 and Fri 27 April 2018). With limited spaces, it offers you the chance to get individual guidance suited to your needs. It is suitable for emerging to established jewellery designers and craftspeople. 

What does the course cover?

  • Gain the confidence to put your ideas onto paper
  • Learn how to communicate both verbally and through drawing for and in front of clients
  • Experiment with the 2D presentation process through painting to a finished image   

What do I need to bring with me?

  • Day 1: At least 4 printed images which can be used to create your first design (not jewellery please)
  • Day 2: Printed images of at least 2 jewellers work which you find interesting or inspiring
  • Day 3 & 4: Refined sketches of your work ready to use.

The Goldsmiths’ Centre provides all materials needed for the course, but if you wish you are welcome to bring your own materials with which to experiment on each day.


This short course has been programmed in celebration of the exhibition Hidden Treasures, revealing the skills of the Fellows of the Institute of Professional Goldsmiths (IPG).

To discover more about the Institute of Professional Goldsmiths (IPG) and its members visit www.ipgoldsmiths.com

Jennifer Bloy FRSA FIPG is a freelance multi award-winning designer of jewellery and object d’art specialising in hand painted presentation designs and technical drawings. She has created pieces for Royalty and rock stars and is as happy designing an engagement ring as designing gold binoculars. Her work ranges from pieces of fashion jewellery made for a few pounds to exclusive gifts retailing for many thousands. Jennifer is a Fellow of the Institute of Professional Goldsmiths (IPG) and is on the Goldsmiths’ Craft and Design Council. She is currently lecturing in design on the Foundation Programme at the Goldsmiths’ Centre.