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.
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 is lots of mosaic work on show as it’s the artists studio; floors, artwork on walls, mosaic objects and sculptures. Your ideas are supported by lots of books, pictures and a wide 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 and at mosaic sculpture and architectural panels in public places. I started as an art teacher...
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
This weekend workshop in Classic Mosaic is aimed at those who already have some experience in mosaics and would like to expand their skills and understanding of this ancient art. The weekend will start with a short overview of the history of mosaics and the methods that we still use today which have scarcely changed from Roman times. We will study the ‘rules’ of ancient mosaic making as well as the commonly used laying techniques,...