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Sculptural Mosaic: “Abstract Self Portrait” (Weekend)

London School of Mosaic is pleased to be hosting Leona Matuszczak from Artist's Resource for the first time to run the following short course:

Sculptural Mosaic: “Abstract Self Portrait” 

For 4 Days:

  • Sat May 12th

  • Sat May 19th

  • Sun May 20th

  • and Sat May 26th

from 11am – 3pm

Learn the principles on how to build a sculpture for mosaic out of clay and decorate it in mosaic. The theme will be Abstract Self Portraits, where learners will decorate the clay form they create with images of things they like or that represent their hobbies, talents and preferences, using mosaic tiles such as vitreous glass, ceramic tiles and crockery.

The sculpture will be up to 16cm x 16cm x 12cm in size and made onto a 20cm square wooden board.

All materials will be provided, but you are also welcome to bring any special tiles that you have to create a personalised sculpture!

Method outline:
Day 1 - Design and Create form using clay
Day 2 - Starting Mosaic
Day 3 - Mosaic using direct method
Day 4 -  Finishing Mosaic and Grouting the sculpture to take home.

Tutor: Leona Matuszczak

Leona is a Mosaic Artist, Art Workshop Facilitator and Creativity Coach from London in the U.K. She has a bold use of colour and draws inspiration from Historical Tile work, Sacred Sites such as Stone Circles and the plants she grows at her Allotment plot. Leona has a strong emphasis on participation, feeling that the process of making Art is important for personal development and great for bringing people together in their community. 

Her works include a major Public Artwork at St James Square, Muswell Hill, North London in December 2016, made with around 50 participants and a large Community Mosaic in East Finchley, of which MP Jeremy Corbyn opened in 2014. 

See more of Leona’s work here.

Price: £175 (includes all materials and tuition)

5% Discount applies when booking 2 or more places.

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