Mosaic Studies, Diploma (1 year)

The diploma course will be a one year option to cover the key elements of design and making mosaics for art students who want a broad knowledge of mosaic making, its history and potential.

  • Introduction to Fabrication: Introduction to tools, techniques and materials; nippers working with ceramic and vitreous glass; hammer and hardy working with smalti and marble; studying surfaces and substrates; professional practice with focus on setting up a studio and documenting and recording projects
  • History of Mosaic 1: From Classical to Medieval Mosaics
  • Ways of Seeing 1: Design and art theory for mosaic; rules of mosaic and geometry; colour theory and drawing exercises

*For the Diploma there is an extra History of Mosaic course to give students a complete overview.