Mosaic design: concept and realisation (30 credits)

Term 1: Design elements and colour theory

  • Introduction to drawing and water colour for mosaic design

  • Introduction to colour theory and colour mixes for mosaic

  • Introduction to andamento styles (Roman and Byzantine)

Term 2: Considerations of material and installation

  • Opportunities for exercising skills learned in term 1

  • Techniques for image transfers and scaling

  • Working with sections and preparation for installation including labelling and marking out

  • Introduction to material composition and considerations

  • Designing and making a Guilloche

Term 3: Submission of design project for assessment

  • Develop and submit an independent design project

Assessment

Design project and report