Secrets of Gemstone Art (8) Session
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.