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Introduction to Mosaics: Direct Method (weekend)

Introduction to Mosaics: Direct Method

On Sat 18th Nov and Sun 19th Nov from 10am to 4pm

For all levels. Beginners and improvers are welcome!

Make a stunning mosaic out of a mosaic template, your original design or photograph whilst learning a variety of styles and techniques! You will learn the basics of mosaic making using the direct method (directly onto a surface), and exploring the rules of mosaic.

In this course you will complete a mosaic of size 20cm x 20cm, so that we ensure that you are able to cover all of the skills involved in the direct method and complete your piece. We have a large range of tiles in many colours, including recycled materials. You are also welcome to bring in your own found objects or tiles to use. You do not need to be especially good at drawing for this course as full tuition and help is available.
Participants from other levels of skill are also welcome to join this course and practice their mosaic making skills at our studio which is well equipped with a range of mosaic tiles in ceramic and glass and you will have support from a mosaic tutor.

This course covers

  • The direct method of mosaic making directly onto wood
  • How to interpret and transform a photograph or drawing into a mosaic
  • How to use mosaic making tools
  • How to cut and lay mosaic tiles
  • How to apply basic techniques of andamento (mosaic flow) into your work.
  • How to create a stunning work using colour theory
  • How to grout and clean your mosaic.

Book and pay:

Price: £150.00 (this includes materials and tuition)  A %5 Discount applies when booking 2 or more places.

Price options

Please send to up to 3 images of something you would like to use as template for your mosaic or choose one of our design options:

Payment method: Secure payment is being made online through Paypal - choose the number of places and click on Buy Now. If you don't have a Paypal account, then choose the Credit/Debit Card option. Alternatively you can send a cheque to London School of Mosaic, Ludham Basement, London NW5 4SF.

If you have any problems to make a payment, please call us on 020 7620 6070 (Mon-Fri) or send an email to

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