Design and 3D Modeling for Jewelry

A course by Luis Berrón , Jewelry Designer

Jewelry Designer. Mexico City, Mexico.
Joined August 2021

Learn to create jewelry that tells a story using Maya and ZBrush, from the concept to the prototype ready for 3D printing

  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 98% positive reviews (46)
  • 2776 students

Learn to create jewelry that tells a story using Maya and ZBrush, from the concept to the prototype ready for 3D printing

A course by Luis Berrón

In this online course, discover how to design and create your own jewelry. Learn how to develop your personal style and reflect it in creative and original designs alongside Luis Berrón, jewelry designer and specialist in 3D modeling.

Luis guides you through each step involved, from the conceptualization of your idea to printing the prototype. Explore 3D modeling techniques with Maya and ZBrush and apply geometric shapes, textures, and other details to produce an exclusive piece with a story to tell.

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What will you learn in this online course?

15 lessons & 23 downloads

Creation of a Mood Board
8 minutes, 14 seconds
Sketch Ideas
6 minutes, 52 seconds
Introduction to 3D Modeling
13 minutes, 34 seconds
Application of 3D Modeling: Body
16 minutes, 12 seconds
Create UV Maps
11 minutes, 9 seconds
Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 98% positive reviews (46)
  • 2776 students
  • 15 lessons (1h 56m)
  • 23 additional resources (11 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Create a piece of jewelry with a wealth of personal history encapsulated in a mythical animal, from the concept to the final product.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

3D artists and anyone interested in creating jewelry with a narrative using digital tools.

Requirements and materials

To take this course you need basic notions of 3D modeling and rendering as well as some experience with image-editing software such as Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator.

As for materials, all you need is a computer both Maya and ZBrush. Luis uses Maya throughout the course, but you can use any polygonal modeling program of your choice.


Reviews

2776 Students
46 Reviews
98% Positive ratings

Luis Berrón

A course by Luis Berrón

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Jewelry Designer

Luis Berrón is an industrial designer and born musician from Mexico who is deeply passionate about designing jewelry as a form of storytelling. He is a national pioneer of digital jewelry design and creation. His love of 3D modeling opened up a world of possibilities for him within the realm of ornamental object creation.

He has collaborated with brands like TANE and received honorable mention for his Catrina ring at the first Bienal de Diseño en Plata, in honor of the silverwork industry. His work has also appeared in both fashion and tech magazines like Vogue, Elle, Chilango, and Tatler.

The use of new technologies has allowed him to convey his world view at art, technology, and fashion festivals, Mutek Montreal, and Milan Fashion Week. The main focus of his work has always been storytelling, transmitting emotions and experiences through each new piece.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    Create Valuable Jewelry Concept

    • Jewelry as a Message
    • Conceptualization of a Jewelry Project
    • Creation of a Mood Board
    • Sketch Ideas
  • U3

    3D Modeling

    • Introduction to 3D Modeling
    • Application of 3D Modeling: Body
    • Application of 3D Modeling: Horns
    • Create UV Maps
    • Texturing in ZBrush
  • U4

    Finishing the Project

    • Export for Rendering
    • Export for Printing
    • Print the Prototype
    • Create a Piece in Metal
  • FP

    Final project

    • Design and 3D Modeling for Jewelry

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Design and 3D Modeling for Jewelry. 3D, and Animation course by Luis Berrón

Design and 3D Modeling for Jewelry

A course by Luis Berrón
Jewelry Designer. Mexico City, Mexico.
Joined August 2021
  • 98% positive reviews (46)
  • 2776 students