In these nine pairs of jewelry images, one is a photograph of an actual piece of jewelry while the other is a CAD (Computer Aided Design) rendering. Can you tell which is real or rendered?
A Design a Day – Day 361 (Going with the Flow)
This colorful geometric gemstone pendant rendering is paired with a wise and inspirational saying from Josiah Gilbert Holland
A Design a Day – Day 356 (Out and About in NY City – Finding a Seed of Inspiration)
I was inspired to create this gold and diamond geometric chain, ball and tassel pendant rendering by a seed pod I found in NY's Riverside Park
A Design a Day – Day 337 (Remembering the Turkey Prize, or How to Avoid Creating a Total Flop!)
Sometimes with enough care and time you can transform a would-be flop into a not-so-bad result. Often the process of creation is usually more important than the product anyway (at least to the artist!)
A Design a Day – Day 334 (Peaceful Reflections)
A quiet amethyst and pearl pendant design is paired with three inspirational and wise quotes from the Dalai Lama, Henry David Thoreau and Art Buchwald
A Design a Day – Day 327 (Exploring New Diamond Rendering Techniques Using Gouache Paint on Vellum Paper)
Sometimes less is more as evidenced in this stunning diamond Lotus Pendant rendering by Joana Miranda
A Design a Day – Day 322 (Looking for Destiny in My Heart)
A dazzling gold and diamond looped heart is accompanied by an inspirational quote by Canon Farrar
A Design a Day – Day 318 (Keeping Things Lacy)
An intricate gold and diamond scroll lace-work heart is hand-rendered using colored pencils and gouache by award-winning designer Joana Miranda
A Design a Day – Day 317 (Nurturing Both Creativity and Confidence)
Thoughts on the importance of self-acceptance as a means towards nurturing both creativity and confidence.
A Design a Day – Day 315 (A Heart Turned Upside Down, But Not Inside Out!)
An extravagant pendant rendering features sapphires, an amethyst, a diamond and a pearl.