Brush Pen Illustration for Jewellery Design with Bibi Cheung

Date
25 Jun 2024 - 27 Jun 2024 · 9.30am – 4.30pm
Price
£449 (8 places)
Venue
at the Goldsmiths' Centre
Programme type
Technical Skills Training
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Discover the fascinating world of jewellery design with multi award-winning jeweller and designer Bibi Cheung through her professional brush pen rendering short course. Here, imagination and precision combine to produce ideas that come to life in vibrant colours. Begin the process of creating jewellery with a brushstroke on paper.

Our intensive three-day training, carefully designed for traditional rendering with a modern twist, will help you advance your talents. Bibi Cheung will mentor you as you explore brush pen drawing, learn colouring methods, get personalised feedback, and turn your ideas into eye-catching designs. This will facilitate seamless communication between you, your client, and the manufacturer.

By the end of the course, you will produced multiple complete illustrations, including some of the following: rings, earrings, pendants, brooches, bracelets and necklaces.

FAQs:

  • Improve product development: Use brush pen rendering techniques in your design process to create visually attractive and detailed products that will set your brand apart and draw in new customers interested in distinctive and high-quality designs.
  • Use time efficiently: Time is spent more effectively when presentation accuracy is high. This leads to a more efficient manufacturing process. The supply chain can function more effectively and minimise the need for changes when your ideas are precise and easy to understand.
  • Enhance communication: Rapid presenting abilities enable more effective client communication. Rapid design visualisation makes it possible to get feedback and make necessary revisions, which lowers the possibility of misunderstandings and guarantees that the finished result meets customer expectations.

With our limited class sizes, you will get the opportunity to study this ancient jewellery-making technique with a leading contemporary master who will provide you with both 1:1 and group tutoring to help you gain a deeper grasp of the specialist skill of rendering.

Optional:

  • Objects and gemstones or reference photos you are inspired by to develop for your personal project.

What will I be provided with?

  • All drawing equipment necessary

Intermediate: Some practical experience and basic understanding of the listed skill required

To get the most out of this course, participants should be able to work independently on basic tasks and have some experience in a design studio setting. 

We believe that talent should not be held back. Here at the Goldsmiths’ Centre, we are open, accessible and inclusive to all. Our Access Grants help anyone to build thriving creative careers, supporting jewellers, silversmiths and allied industry practitioners to access our training courses for free.

If you need help to cover fees for our business and technical skills short courses, please apply for one of our Access Grants. To find out more and read our application criteria, click here: Apply for an Access Grant

The Access Grants are delivered by the Goldsmiths' Centre and funded by the Goldsmiths’ Company Charity.

Who is the tutor?

Bibi Cheung (MA, FIPG) is an award-winning jewellery artist, goldsmith, sculptor, engraver and gemstone setter and educator. With a passion for both artistic excellence and fine craftsmanship, Bibi holds a Master's Degree in Visual Culture in Jewellery and Applied Art from the prestigious City of London Polytechnic (Sir John Cass) and London Guildhall University. Her jewellery has been recognised by institutions such as De Beers, The Goldsmiths’ Company, The British Jewellery Association, and luxury retailer David Morris. In 2022, Bibi became a Fellow of the Institute of Professional Goldsmiths (IPG). A gifted educator, Bibi actively teaches specialised jewellery making techniques to pass on her knowledge to aspiring artists. She aims to balance artistic skills with practical capabilities in her thoughtful approach. Along with her daughter Katerina, Bibi runs the successful jewellery brand TVRRINI. With decades of experience and the highest accolades in her field, Bibi Cheung provides an unparalleled opportunity to learn from one of the world's leading jewellery makers.