Reporter: Ashley Li Ye

Aug. 15, 2019 | Posted in Jewelry, Blog , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Ashley Li Ye | Course: Jewelry
Jewelry Design vol.25 – One Year 2018 (a.l.y)

Type of art style is presented. For example,there is art deco, classic, art nouveau and so on. Among all those, my favourite is art nouveau.It was most popular between 1890 and 1910. It wa… [Read more]


Jul. 20, 2019 | Posted in Jewelry, Blog , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Ashley Li Ye | Course: Jewelry
Jewelry Design vol.24 – One Year 2018 (a.l.y)

We studied more on the side view of pearl earrings and also three different types of the back of them. It all begins in the West of Europe, where nobility and royalty wore necklaces, earrings, … [Read more]


Jul. 04, 2019 | Posted in Jewelry, Blog , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Ashley Li Ye | Course: Jewelry
Jewelry Design vol.23 – One Year 2018 (a.l.y)

Staring new week with introducing a famous jewellery designer and creative director in Christian Dior. Her name is Victoire de Castellane. We watched a short movie to know her better. She is a … [Read more]


Jun. 29, 2019 | Posted in Jewelry, Blog , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Ashley Li Ye | Course: Jewelry
Jewelry Design vol.22 – One Year 2018 (a.l.y)

During the weekends, the rough draft on the deer theme with two pairs of earrings is done. With the draft, we can test the colours we have in mind on the necklace to see whether we are satisfie… [Read more]


Jun. 24, 2019 | Posted in Jewelry, Blog , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Ashley Li Ye | Course: Jewelry
Jewelry Design vol.21 – One Year 2018 (a.l.y)

We start off the week by introducing fundamental aspects of jewellery design. The first thing is to explain and show your concept and inspiration. After a theme is fixed, a mode board is done t… [Read more]


Jun. 14, 2019 | Posted in Jewelry, Blog , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Ashley Li Ye | Course: Jewelry
Jewelry Design vol.20 – One Year 2018 (a.l.y)

The two most important in rendering jewellery is stones and metal. We will be focusing on metal for this week. We have to keep in mind that when we render jewellery, the light source is always … [Read more]


Jun. 08, 2019 | Posted in Jewelry, Blog , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Ashley Li Ye | Course: Jewelry
Jewelry Design vol.19 – One Year 2018 (a.l.y)

More practices on perspective views of rings, these are the typical shapes of rings nowadays. Sketching of rings with square shape stone, first to start with the two circles of the ring, then a… [Read more]


May. 31, 2019 | Posted in Jewelry, Blog , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Ashley Li Ye | Course: Jewelry
Jewelry Design vol.18 – One Year 2018 (a.l.y)

We can use one perspective view of a ring as shown in the picture, to determine how it will look like in another angle of perspective view. Go into practice, by using the two guidelines to dete… [Read more]


May. 24, 2019 | Posted in Jewelry, Blog , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Ashley Li Ye | Course: Jewelry
Jewelry Design vol.17 – One Year 2018 (a.l.y)

For this week we move on to drawing of rings in perspective view. First, we need to understand three dimensions and understand relationships between them. And then we can conclude that whe… [Read more]


May. 20, 2019 | Posted in Jewelry, Blog , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Ashley Li Ye | Course: Jewelry
Jewelry Design vol.16 – One Year 2018 (a.l.y)

We start our journey with rendering jewellery with watercolours by practicing colouring of jewellery on magazines. A practice that was done on rendering cabochon of an earring. It helps us to u… [Read more]


May. 17, 2019 | Posted in Jewelry, Blog , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Ashley Li Ye | Course: Jewelry
Jewelry Design vol.15 – One Year 2018 (a.l.y)

This week we reference to jewellerys that are with pearl to understand the setting of them. Also to practice our sketching skill. I used a pencil to sketch and outline with a black ink pen. … [Read more]


May. 10, 2019 | Posted in Jewelry, Blog , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Ashley Li Ye | Course: Jewelry
Jewelry Design vol.14 – One Year 2018 (a.l.y)

It is essential to reference and learns from existing designs. we have enough practice on rendering facets stones, now we move to rendering jewellery with facets stone with water colours. … [Read more]


Apr. 06, 2019 | Posted in Jewelry, Blog , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Ashley Li Ye | Course: Jewelry
Jewelry Design vol.13 – One Year 2018 (a.l.y)

This week we begin on the creative design of the theme "flowers". After looking through numerous designs done by many brands, we create our own mode board gathered with pictures that we prefer … [Read more]


Apr. 04, 2019 | Posted in Jewelry, Blog , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Ashley Li Ye | Course: Jewelry
Jewelry Design vol.12 – One Year 2018 (a.l.y)

After practising of rendering on stones, we move on to jewellery rendering. Rendering of cabochon gold ring using watercolour pencils. To understand light and shadow on an object better, w… [Read more]


Mar. 29, 2019 | Posted in Jewelry, Blog , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Ashley Li Ye | Course: Jewelry
Jewelry Design vol.11 – One Year 2018 (a.l.y)

Rendering of round cut stones on grey paper using watercolours. Another method of drawing facets is taught. This method is more complex and perfect for drawing big stones. Rendering of rou… [Read more]


Mar. 28, 2019 | Posted in Jewelry, Blog , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Ashley Li Ye | Course: Jewelry
Jewelry Design vol.10 – One Year 2018 (a.l.y)

Practice make perfections, at first, it is not easy to make the uniform white base. After we are used to the round cut shape, we move to the oval shape. This is another kind of rendering t… [Read more]


Mar. 22, 2019 | Posted in Jewelry, Blog , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Ashley Li Ye | Course: Jewelry
Jewelry Design vol.9 – One Year 2018 (a.l.y)

The most interesting part of the course is rendering. At Accademia Riaci, we use watercolours and colour pencils to render. Basic materials required are shown in this picture. First, is necessa… [Read more]


Mar. 02, 2019 | Posted in Jewelry, Blog , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Ashley Li Ye | Course: Jewelry
Jewelry Design vol.8 – One Year 2018 (a.l.y)

For this week we started on basic cuts of stones and also light reflections rendering on stones. The instructor introduced to us how to simplify each cut when comes to designing jewelry, as it … [Read more]


Mar. 01, 2019 | Posted in Jewelry, Blog , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Ashley Li Ye | Course: Jewelry
Jewelry Design vol.7 – One Year 2018 (a.l.y)

More sketching practices on earings. We started on creative drawing practices. Our instructor brought us to an Italian jewellery shop not far from the school to visit Marco Baroni. His cre… [Read more]


Feb. 14, 2019 | Posted in Jewelry, Blog , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Ashley Li Ye | Course: Jewelry
Jewelry Design vol.6 – One Year 2018 (a.l.y)

In this week, we learned about the most common things in our lives---colors. We started by learning the color wheels. And then we watched a movie on scientist perspectives of colors. Elementary… [Read more]



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