A year and a half ago, ArtCAM Jewelsmith was discontinued by Autodesk. Find out a bit more about its successor CarveCo, and the other 2.5D relief CAD modelling software packages out there.Read more
Since I started this blog, I’ve avoided discussing the growing phenomenon of online training because of my own concerns over conflict of interest. With this article, all that changes.
I’ve spent 9 years researching all the major types of online and offline training delivery methods. In this article, I’m now sharing and discussing my findings.
BBC Business News recently aired a segment on How Crafts Workers are Learning to Sell their Work. In the segment, both the mentors and the craftsmen highlighted the importance of learning business skills. I agree, so I offer here a list of various mentorship and support schemes available for new jewellery businesses.Read more
(This article is one of my series of Frequently Asked Questions posts. See the rest of the FAQ pages.) After aRead more
(or “Why can’t we just 3D scan a ring and make copies on a 3D printer?”) Last Updated 14 June 2016.Read more
(3D printers for jewellery list last updated 1 Nov 2019) (This article is one of my series of Frequently AskedRead more
In the latest of our Frequently Asked Questions articles, we discuss common specifications for buying a PC ready for CAD.Read more