This workshop is being taught by a mosaic artist with 10+ years experience in public art mosaics.
You will learn the basic techniques of contemporary mosaics. You will be given a painting by famous artists, which will be translated into the mosaic medium.
In this class, you will be instructed to make a mosaic measuring 11X11inches using ceramic tiles from Mosaika. Demonstrations and trials for cutting tiles with various methods will be shown, and you will learn to use the tile nippers.
Dates: March 4th from 10am to 4pm and March 11th 10am to 2pm
Price: 200$ (+taxes and materials)
The first part of the class will be an introduction and explanation of creating mosaics, from conception to finish. Then you will learn and practice the cutting of tiles, the placing of the tesserae, and end with the installation of the mosaic and grouting.
- Tile Nippers (students get to keep)
- Hand glazed tiles (enough to finish the mosaic)
- Backing, glue, and grout
- Students should bring an apron.