One Day Courses in Mosaic for Adults: Direct Method
Wednesdays from 10am-5pm, next dates:
3rd July, 11th Sept and 30th Oct
For beginners and improvers. Work with ceramics and vitreous glass, using nippers.
Make a stunning mosaic out of a mosaic template, photograph or your original design whilst learning a variety of techniques, from classic to modern to create your own unique mosaic.
Mosaic is a slow paced art form and you don't need to be good at drawing as we teach different techniques to copy and transfer a design onto paper or wood base.
Our short courses take place in a large specialist mosaic studio, in which we give everyone individual attention and help on their project.
One day courses are suitable for people who are complete beginners wanting try a taster session to learn the basics of mosaic making and have a fun day. You will create a small piece of 14cm square mosaic using the direct method. In order to be able to complete the mosaic within the given time the design must be simple such as a star, or a flower, or a heart or an object silhouette.
All materials will be supplied. We have design templates available on the day. Alternatively, if you would like to work on your own design, please bring this printed out or as a drawing with you.
Our mosaic course covers
The direct method of mosaic
How to transform a design idea into a mosaic
How to use mosaic making tools e.g. nippers
How to cut and lay ceramic and glass vitreous tiles
How to grout and complete your mosaic.
Tutor: Adam Stanley
Adam is an experienced mosaicist and teacher, overseeing our projects with schools and personalised education. He set up a London-based mosaic studio in 2005 specialising in collaborations with schools throughout London and abroad, while also working on private commissions. He trained as a theatre designer at Motley Design School and is fluent in German and Italian with a degree in Modern Languages from King’s College Cambridge.
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