Mosaic courses, classes and workshops taught across the UK. Try a half day, one day or weekend mosaic course. Making a mosaic out of glass, ceramic or stone is extremely enjoyable - you will also take home your very own mosaic to display in your home or garden! Basic mosaic making techniques include selecting a base, using nippers, cutter and hammers correctly, designing the shape and colour, grouting and cleaning and finishing off.
My one day mosaic course is held at my garden studio in the heart of the Nidderdale hills. Surrounded by the peace and quiet of nature, you can relax, feel inspired and create a variety of mosaic ideas that will be available.
We will start the morning by choosing one of several bases on which to mosaic. The bases will either be a large stone for the garden or hearth, a piece of grey, rustic...
This one day workshop is suitable for beginners and intermediates where you will be taught the basic methods of stained glass mosaic which include cutting using mosiac nippers, laying of tiles onto a mirrored base and grouting (* 2019 we shall be using poured resin in place of grout,)
I use mirrored bases and stained glass pieces as the light catches beautifully.
Suitable for indoor or outdoors
You are encouraged to bring your own designs...
I have a number of seasonal themed Glass Fusing Classes suitable for complete beginners and those who have tried glass fusing before or want to learn new fusing technique.
The next theme is Summer (yes, I'm optimistic it will arrive soon!) and we will be doing a range of summery themed pieces. The first to be launched is Beach Hut Frames. Come and join me to make your very own beach hut frame, you will...
Learn mosaic, appliqué, copper foiling and leading techniques and apply to personal projects in an experimental and creative way.
Who is this course for
This course is suitable for anyone interested in learning to make stained glass or mosaic.
It is both a practical introduction for the complete beginner with no previous skills, and also provides an opportunity for those with more experience to develop and experiment in both fields, using a variety of materials....
This beginners workshop is designed to give you a good basic understanding and experience with the technique while creating your first piece of stained glass mosaic. We will be making a garden spike which consists of a long thin stained glass mosaic panel fixed to a metal spike which you can push straight into the ground.
Over a 2 day course your finished mosaic will be approx 10x80cm . Sizes are limited in order for...
There’s lots of mosaic work on show as it’s in the artists studio; floors, artwork on walls, mosaic objects and sculptures. Your ideas are supported by diverse books, pictures and an inticing variety of materials. You may have seen my name in some of the books, magazines, workshops and lectures at the British Museum or Tower of London or on mosaic sculpture and architectural panels in public places. I began as an art teacher, retraining...
An opportunity to learn how to make mosaics in a relaxed, creative environment in Martineau Gardens, Birmingham, Your tutor Claire Cotterill, has over 25 years experience in creating bespoke mosaics for interior and exterior environments in public, private, community and educational settings. Claire is a professional member of the British Association of Modern Mosaics and was a committee member in it's formative years . On her courses, whether a beginner or with a little experience,...
Two day mosaic course with Anne Schwegmann-Fielding.
Create your own panel using ceramic and glass tesserae along with a variety of recycled materials. Learn all the techniques needed to complete your own project under the guidance of experienced Mosaic Artist Anne Schwegmann-Fielding.
Mosaic is a wonderfully versatile medium. Using a range of colours and materials, you can transform simple designs into beautiful mosaics which will last forever!
The workshop enables you to explore techniques and...
Usually run 9am until 1pm.
Relaxed and friendly, encouraging your own creativity
Introduction to materials
Demonstration of cutting stained glass and vitreous glass tiles
Creation of your own small mosaic e.g. mirror candle plate, mirror or wood coaster, MDF shape
To be finished/grouted a minimum of 24 hours later at home
Option to return for supervised grouting session £5
During this half day workshop, you will make your own house number sign using vintage crockery pieces and glass with various effects. Using up-cycled and repurposed materials, you’ll create something to be really proud of.
Sarah will demonstrate how to safely use the tools and equipment, to cut and shape the crockery and glass. Then you can pick the colours and design the sign. Sarah will talk you through the mosaicing process from designing, arranging,...