Video Tutorial – Matrix to Rhino Jewellery CAD Techniques Part 1 – Ring Rail, Profile Placer, Gem Loader and Bezel Builder
12 September, 2014

You asked for it, so here it is: I present the first of my two jewellery CAD video tutorials focusing on how to use Matrix CAD techniques in Rhino. This

Generative Jewellery Design – Using Rhino, Grasshopper and Generative Algorithms to Experiment with Jewellery Forms
21 July, 2013

I recently stumbled upon a community dedicated to the use of generative algorithms in 3D modelling for jewellery. In English, that is to say they experiment with

RhinoRing Plug-In Review
11 March, 2013

I’ve just had the chance to review the new RhinoRing, a plug-in for Rhino which was recently updated to work with the new version 5.

Video Tutorials – Using T-Splines for Rhino To Make a Sculptable Crossover Ring
17 January, 2013

And now for a new tutorial. This one is for T-Splines for Rhino, and talks about how to make a sculptable crossover ring. It is one of

Video Tutorials – Making a Channel Set Eternity Ring Using Rhinocerous 3D
9 January, 2013

I’ve made another Video Tutorial, this time for Rhino 3D. Like the other demo tutorials I’ve made so far, this one is a sampler from the Rhino

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

A Rhino Jewellery Tutorial to Confound You
12 September, 2012

This designer from Korea has found a way to make a ring in Rhino using a very unconventional technique for NURBS surface modelling. Looks more like T-Splines

Using T-Splines for Organic Jewellery Modelling – One User’s Experience
14 August, 2012

A nice little video from a likeable (and very talented) evangelist for T-Splines and Rhino for jewellery, as well as Matrix: I have to say, one nice

Frequently Asked Questions Part 1 – Jewellery CAD Software Comparisons (Updated)
18 July, 2012

On this and subsequent articles in my FAQ series, I will break down the most commonly asked questions from my own particular fields of expertise. For part 1, we’ll start off with the most common question of them all: "Which Jewellery CAD software should I learn?"

Sharing Between CAD Programs – The Trouble With Importing and Exporting Models
18 October, 2010

Why does there need to be so many different proprietary file formats among CAD software packages?