China Mosaic Workshop with China Petals
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About the Course
This workshop is an ideal introduction to mosaic for beginners.
Learning the art of piqueassiette you will create your own mosaic using broken china, mosaic tiles and reclaimed materials.
I will guide you though the process of nipping old china plates to create your own little work of art. Over your time at the workshop you will learn
• which surfaces are best to mosaic upon
• the challenges working with recycled materials and how to overcome them
• how to use tools to cut and shape
• how to grout
Included in the course is everything you need for the project including a MDF base, china, glue, other reclaimed materials and the use of my tools. Participants are welcome to bring their own china or embellishments to use if they so wish, it’s always nice to include something personal.
The mosaic glue has to be allowed to dry for 24 hours before grouting so there will be a demonstration at the end of the workshop of how to grout your piece and you will be given a bag of powdered grout along with instructions to take home to finish your artwork.
This workshop is intended for beginners and is run in small groups. No need to worry about how artistic you are the most important thing is to relax and have fun whilst learning something new.
I run this workshop from the lovely Cleve Lodge in Long Eaton, close to junction 25 of the M1 which has plenty of on site free parking.
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
All tools and materials are provided to create a broken china mosaic. Powdered grout and instructions of how to grout your piece at home.
Tea, coffee, biscuits and cake are included but please bring your own packed lunch.
Had a great day. Lots of resources to use, and nice venue.
Angela Manning - - #16556
Response from China Petals:Hi Angela, Im really glad you had a great time and your plaque looks brilliant, well done.
Brilliant course really enjoyed it. Supportive and easy to follow the instructions. Highly recommend xx
Theresa doughty - - #15991
Response from China Petals:Thank you Tess, I'm glad you enjoyed your time with us :)
Had a great time trying out mosaicing. My creation now has pride of place on my kitchen wall.
Thank you for the fun day. Venue easy to find, easy to park - all good.
Richard Scott - - #15983
Response from China Petals:Thank you Richard, I'm glad you had a great time. You should be very proud of your work it is stunning.
Very friendly and accessible course, great for an absolute beginner. Teachers were very welcoming and knowledgeable, there was plenty of time to be creative and create something unique.
Frances McCarthy - - #15452
Response from China Petals:Thank you Fran, we are really glad you enjoyed yourself and had a great time
really enjoyed this course! easy to understand, fun and creative. highly recommended !!!
M H Scott - - #15439
Response from China Petals:Thank you again Hazel!
Had a really great time today, and made a pot-stand with a china wave pattern - beginning to think I may be artistic after all. This course is so enjoyable. Thank you, Diane and Pat.
M H Scott - - #15434
Response from China Petals:Thanks Hazel I'm glad you enjoyed your day.
I absolutely loved this course. I had never attempted this before and so have a real sense of achievement. It was fun and I had a super day. Great teaching and very patient with beginners. Highly recommended.
Hazel Scott - - #14305
Response from China Petals:Thank you so much, we're really glad you enjoyed your time with us.
We had such a fun morning and we were all delighted with the results. I consider myself without any creative genes but was happy with my first attempt at a mosaic heart. Di and Pat were great teachers and very patient!
Lizzy Hunt - - #13901
Response from China Petals:Thank you Lizzy, I'm glad you had a great time. Your heart looked beautiful too.
highly recommend even though I am not crafty Diane was a super teacher and took the time to help when I needed it but also made it fun whilst learning I was so pleased with my finished heart a massive thumbs up 👍 and would definitely be booking again.
Kirstie Banks - - #13883
Response from China Petals:Thank you Kirstie, I'm glad you enjoyed learning something new and had a great day
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Course Start DatesSaturday 3rd November 2018
Saturday 9th February 2019
Saturday 23rd March 2019
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