Secrets of Gemstone Art

Secrets of Gemstone Art (8) Session

This a funfilled class, no experience necessary. Designed to inspire the creative genius in you.  In this course students will discover the secrets to painting large scales gemstones. This unconventional approach to jewelry designing is to inspire the creative process.  The magic of painting brings gemstones to life with acrylic paints on oversized canvases.  Students will learn the construction of gemstones and how to apply painting techniques to create realistic effect.

The objective of this couse is to explore the coloration and patterns of the phenomenal stones.  Participates will study light and reflections of magnified cabochons and faceted stones.  Paintings will include opals, malachite, lapis lazuli and turquoise along with diamond, emerald and pear shapes.


  • Learn the geometric construction of gemstones.
  • Apply different painting techniques for visual effects.
  • Make realistic renderings by understanding the behavior of light and shade.
  • Students will leave with paints for their portfolio.

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Mondays (1) session

 No Class Scheduled

1.00 pm – 4:00 pm

No refunds after classes begin.

Location: 17 West 45th Street, Suite 904
New York, NY 10036


Course Videos

How to Paint a Cabochon Gemstone

How To Paint a Faceted Gemstone