One Day Pattern Making in Mosaic
Saturday 15th June May 10am-5pm (was post-poned from 25th May)
For beginners. Work with broken china and ceramics using nippers.
A mosaic taster course during which you will learn the basics of mosaic making using the direct method. You will make a 10cms square tile or coaster exploring the possibilities of pattern making in the mosaic medium. A wide range of materials will be available for you to choose from, including vitreous glass tiles, matt ceramic tiles, and vintage patterned china.
You will learn how to cut down and shape your tesserae using tile nippers , stick down your mosaic into a pattern of your own design then grout and clean your mosaic ready to take home at the end of the day.
All equipment and materials are provided and detailed handouts on all aspects of the course will be given.
This short intensive course will introduce you to the pleasures of mosaic making and enable you to continue making mosaics independently or come back to learn more!
TUTOR: CATHERINE PARKINSON
Catherine Parkinson is a freelance mosaic artist and teacher, specialising in decorative patterns and the innovative use of mosaic materials and techniques. She has been working with mosaic for 22 years, coming from a textiles background having studied a degree in hand embroidery at Manchester Metropolitan University.
Besides teaching on our specialist short courses she also teaches in other adult education institutions and works on private and public commission. She has her own mosaic practice with works exhibited in galleries.
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