Evening courses | £ 120
These evening courses are a brief introduction to mosaic where you will learn how to use mosaic tools and material to create your art piece
Evening courses will run over 4 weeks with 1 session a week that lasts 2 hours.
The course offers an introduction to mosaic making where you will create an unique piece of art. These courses are tailored to suit both beginners, hobbyists and those looking to improve their skills
What you will make
You will create a 15 x 15cm mosaic using the Direct technique or Indirect technique depending on the day. A wide range of colourful mosaic materials such as unglazed and glass tiles are to your disposition to help your creativity
for creating your unique mosaic.
The workshop includes all mosaic materials & tools, and wooden frame.
All designs are already provided by the tutor. If you wish to bring your own design it is advised to let the tutor known in advance to make sure is suitable.
Please note that the workshops will run only with a minimum of 2 people
Time | 6.30pm - 8.30pm
Snacks and refreshments are provided.
Indirect Technique is when the mosaic is created backwards like a mirror image.
The method involves temporarily fixing the mosaic pieces to a removable backing (brown paper) which holds the design together.
When completed the whole mosaic is transferred onto the base.
Direct Technique is when the tesserae (mosaic pieces) are glued directly on the wooden support like in roman time, using tweezers and tile adhesive.
Introduction to the course and the techniques;
Selection of design and materials; How to transfer / draw an image to prepare the creation of a mosaic;
How to cut and shape tiles to create
your own mosaic using mosaic tools;
Indirect method: using glue and
Direct method : gluing your tessera directly onto the wooden support;
How to create a mosaic using Andamento techniques.
Complete and grout your mosaic.