Learn the traditional art of mosaic making in this fun one day workshop with experienced Mosaicist & Teacher, Debra.
* Acquire essential cutting skills and experiment with laying styles and techniques
* Starting with the direct method, you will learn how to adhere tiles to various surfaces, design techniques such as using images through mesh and simplifying your drawing.
* You can select from a wide variety of colourful vitreous glass, porcelain & ceramic tiles
* Great tips on where to source good material, ideas and clear instructions are paramount in the classes. Resources are available as are books on mosaics and a potted guide to mosaic inspiration from around the world.
* Debra has been running workshops for many years, and is also responsible for the Willesden Green CatWalk Mosaics and others in local public spaces. She was trained in Fine Art at University and has since studied mosaics at the famous Orsini School in Venice and in Ravenna, Italy. She is currently studying on a Diploma Course at London School of Mosaic. She is also a qualified teacher in the Adult Learning Sector and was awarded an Excellence in Teaching Certificate from Ealing Adult learning
* If you have some experience or would like to join at a different date, please message Debra.
If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
All tools, glues and grout are provided plus a 20 x 20cm MDF board.
A wide variety of tiles (vitreous, porcelain, ceramic) available to use and included in the price.
Free refreshments are available throughout the day. Please bring your own lunch (kitchen is available) or you can purchase in the shops (including Marks and Spencers) are 5 - 10 mins away.