Ennoble.io plugins In Development for Adobe Illustrator and Rhino
23 September, 2019

Swarovski has recently developed a potentially exciting new series of plug-ins to help jewellers add Swarovski crystals (and other gem stones of all sorts) to their designs. One plug-in is for Rhino, the other is for Adobe Illustrator. They call it Ennoble.io.

Photoshop CC Now Offers 3D Printing Integration?
7 August, 2014

I guess Adobe just couldn’t help itself— for years they’ve been compelled to try to be all things to all people. According to the folks over at

Video Tutorials – Making a Jewellery Chain Using Adobe Illustrator’s Pattern Brush
3 January, 2013

Introducing my first video tutorial! This one provides a sampler of the Adobe Illustrator for Technical Jewellery Drawing training we offer here as a CAD masterclass at CAD Jewellery Skills:

Frequently Asked Questions Part 4 – When 2 CAD Programs Are Better Than 1 – Jewellery CAD Software Combinations
1 October, 2012

(Updated November 2018) (This continues my series of Frequently Asked Questions. See the rest of the FAQ pages.) Today I’d like to take a moment to talk about

The Right Way to Use Photoshop and Illustrator For Jewellery Design and Rendering
6 August, 2012

A commercial illustrator named Richard Wilkinson has found a way to use Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator to stunning effect for jewellery illustration and digital painting. Each example makes for