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Hand-Painted Metal Jewelry with Patinas and Pigments

A course by Maria Rosua , Jeweller

Jeweller. Spain.
Joined May 2021

Learn to create pieces of jewelry in brass or copper featuring patinas and pigments for a touch of joy and color

  • Best seller English, Spanish
  • 99% positive reviews (160)
  • 5001 students

Learn to create pieces of jewelry in brass or copper featuring patinas and pigments for a touch of joy and color

Jewelry and metals open the way to an infinite world of possibilities to experiment, innovate and materialize fun, risky and unrepeatable ideas. María Rosua, takes inspiration from nature and creates colorful accessories combining techniques and materials.

In this online course, he will teach you how to create colorful, illustrated brass jewelry from scratch. You will learn to shape metal with the openwork technique, to generate textures and to give color to metal with homemade and industrial patinas, oxidations and pigments. "

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What will you learn in this online course?

20 lessons & 15 downloads

Work tools
4 minutes, 55 seconds
6 minutes, 58 seconds
Filing of the edges
3 minutes, 48 seconds
Homemade patina: green and blue
8 minutes, 48 seconds
English, Spanish
  • 99% positive reviews (160)
  • 5001 students
  • 20 lessons (1h 34m)
  • 15 additional resources (3 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English, Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

You will design a jewel on a hand-cut brass plate, textured and painted with a patina technique.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

To all people interested in working on metal.

Requirements and materials

"To take the course it is not necessary that you have previous knowledge.

You will need access to tools such as a jigsaw, watercolors, acrylics, crayons, and nails, containers to store pigments, a scale, and common cooking ingredients such as garlic, tomato, lemon, and salt."


5001 Students
160 Reviews
99% Positive ratings

Maria Rosua

A course by Maria Rosua

Teacher Plus

María Rosua has always worked with non-precious metals, almost all her work is in brass, as it gives her the possibility of making large pieces that are accessible to anyone who wants to buy them.

Its collections are the result of combining metal with plastics, 3D printing, resins, recyclable materials, wood, pigments, acrylics, and patinas to give them color and expression. Currently, he has his personal brand that he sells online, in markets and in physical stores.


  • U1


    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    Metal preparation

    • Work tools
    • Preparing Metal for Painting: Cutting Simple Shapes
    • Openwork
    • Filing of the edges
  • U3

    Patinas and color

    • Homemade patina: green and blue
    • Homemade patina: blacks and browns
    • Homemade patina: red
    • How to work with industrial patina
    • Varnishes and waxes
  • U4

    Jewel making

    • Search for inspiration and choose a design
    • Drawing on metal
    • Textures
    • Color application with acrylics, watercolors
    • Final assembly of the piece
  • U5

    Last details

    • Polishing and final touches
    • Accessories and packaging
    • Advice on care
    • How to share your projects
  • FP

    Final project

    • Hand-Painted Metal Jewelry with Patinas and Pigments

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Domestika's courses are online classes that provide you with the tools and skills you need to complete a specific project. Every step of the project combines video lessons with complementary instructional material, so you can learn by doing. Domestika's courses also allow you to share your own projects with the teacher and with other students, creating a dynamic course community.

All courses are 100% online, so once they're published, courses start and finish whenever you want. You set the pace of the class. You can go back to review what interests you most and skip what you already know, ask questions, answer questions, share your projects, and more.

The courses are divided into different units. Each one includes lessons, informational text, tasks, and practice exercises to help you carry out your project step by step, with additional complementary resources and downloads. You'll also have access to an exclusive forum where you can interact with the teacher and with other students, as well as share your work and your course project, creating a community around the course.

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Hand-Painted Metal Jewelry with Patinas and Pigments. Craft, and Fashion course by Maria Rosua Best seller

Hand-Painted Metal Jewelry with Patinas and Pigments

A course by Maria Rosua
Jeweller. Spain.
Joined May 2021
  • 99% positive reviews (160)
  • 5001 students