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Ashley Li Ye

Nationality: Singaporean
Course: Jewelry Design
Program: One Year Course
Period: Sep. 3, 2018 - Apr. 26, 2019

After graduating with a Diploma in business, Ashley decided to do something she likes and turns it into her career.
She has some experience in metalsmithing and precious metal Silver clay. After winning the competition hosted by Accademia Raici, she started her path in this therapeutic city, Florence.

Mar. 22, 2019 | Posted in Jewelry Making, Blog , | Tags:, | Language:
Reporter: Ashley Li Ye | Course: Jewelry Making

Jewelry Design vol.9 – One Year 2018 (a.l.y)

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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.

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First, is necessary to make a colour palette for the watercolours you used.

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Another colour palette for my watercolours.

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Staring our watercolour rendering journey with the round cut shape, using the same method we learnt earlier.

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Besides using white paper, jewellery designs usually are presented on grey paper, before drawing out the facet of the stone, we have to give a uniform white base.

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The watercolour we used for the uniform white base is different from the one we used for highlight and facet lines, Zinc white and permanent white.

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I and my friend went to Venice this weekend, which is only about 2 hours train ride from Firenze.

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Love the weather here in Venice, the view is amazing.

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At Accademia Riaci, we are recruiting Course Reporters from our students. The students who are chosen to become Course Reporters are given 10 % of the tuition as their scholarship fee.
The Reporters who have submitted excellent reports will have his or her profile posted on our school website for the next 5 years as an alumnae and will be able to connect with their business chancesafter their graduation.

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