About the Course
I provide a mix of unique craft workshops for the public and community projects. I like students to experiment and explore - that's why I call it craft expansion! Anyone can have a go!
I'm a qualified tutor with experience in schools, adult learning colleges, community art settings, visitor centres and galleries. I run half day Mixed Media Craft and Mosaic Art classes for adults at Barton Grange Garden Centre, and other venues.
Mixed Media and Mosaic classes feature the use of specialist glass techniques using tempered glass, stained glass, or vitreous glass. For example, in the Mixed Media Crash (tempered) Glass Mosaic Class, students will learn how to use images and painting behind glass choosing from landscape, abstract or the use of photo and patterned papers. A truly unique workshop rarely offered with a very high potential to dazzle your admirers!
Another example, Stained Glass Mosaic Sun Catchers, uses a quicker and less accurate glass cutting method than leaded glass, which many find preferable. The 1/2 day class is usually from 12.30-4pm, but varies with each venue.
Please note that where it says course dates are flexible, and on demand, they are run as a variety of crafts throughout the year at different venues. Many classes include a certificate of completion, just ask.
A gift payment/deposit of £12 secures a place with PayPal, by cheque, or you can simply checkout as a PayPal "Guest" entering your card details - without registering with PayPal. Please note that deposits are non-refundable. The balance is paid in cash only on the day.
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
- Tools and materials are included, but feel free to bring your own found objects to see if it fits in with your personalised design. If there is painting involved, please be aware that you may get some on your clothes and you may want to bring an apron. If needed, please remember your reading glasses.
- Please note prices may vary slightly with each workshop.
- To work with glass, the minimum age is 16.
Very different for me to do but really enjoyed the afternoon . Very interesting.
Carol - - #26428
Really good , but I needed more time . Instructions clear , materials perfect . Tools worked , made me want to do more .
Ian - - #26427
Very fun and educational. Amazing to try something new with friends.
Victoria - - #26411
Enjoyable class. Plenty of choice of materials and opportunity for individual creativity .
Debra - - #25715
I had fun , friendly tutor.materials were plentiful and tutor very attentive to my needs .
Krysia - - #25714
Excellent mosaic class.
Sue - - #25713
Friendly session with good guidance and materials. Only thing that could have made it better was a cup of tea at the garden centre :)
Hannah - - #25589
One of the best courses I've done. Great teacher. Super supply of materials needed. Will definitely go on another course. Thank you :)
Jackie - - #25588
Great atmosphere, friendly presentation.
Andrew - - #25587
Really good but rushed towards end. Good tutoring.
C. Bennett - - #25586
Thoroughly enjoyable, relaxed. Good instructions. Like the venue. Thank you.
Elaine - - #25585
Very much enjoyed the experience. Learnt new techniques and very creative.
Sian - - #25584
I was very satisfied by the presentation of this session . Directions were full and easily understood . Equipment all to hand.
Patricia - - #25237
Peaceful, relaxing, informative. Thoroughly enjoyed the session.
Heather - - #25236
Very enjoyable relaxed session, all made to feel welcome .Good resources available and equipment -no need to bring anything, except yourself!
Jewli - - #25235
Using a paint brush to apply glue would have helped, otherwise a great course. Look forward to doing another.
Lynn - - #25234
Really great fun and enjoyable .
Deborah - - #25233
Very relaxed, no pressure for total beginners. Venue great. Enjoyable afternoon. Teaching good, at right level.
Elaine - - #25232
Excellent amount of materials to use and I was impressed that there were enough tools for everyone . Good tuition. Could do it all day !
Carrie N - - #25056
I really enjoyed the course . I have never worked with glass before. All the materials and tuition provided me to produce a piece of work on the day.
Nancy C - - #25055
Great ! Very good explanation, loads of glass to play with. Tutor very knowledgeable.
Marion w - - #25054
Great - thank you. Do you do outdoor classes?
Bea B - - #24844
Brilliant ! Encouragement to complete my work was just what I needed .
Jeni M - - #24843
Very well explained. Great choice of materials to use.
Angela - - #24842
A really enjoyable day - thank you ! Great help and support when needed.
Trudy - - #24841
Excellent - very knowledgeable about the subject, very helpful ! Thank you.
Julie S - - #24840
Loved the session. Plenty of choice of materials. Perhaps email in advance to bring a picture.
Karen B - - #24839
Excellent. Loved the session.
H Boothman - - #24838
It was fantastic! I loved spending time making and relaxing. Thank you 🌟
R Green - - #24772
Fantastic - well presented and loads of fun.
S Allday - - #24771
Plenty of material choice, good instructions, easy to find location.
G Green - - #24770
Excellent fun ! Would recommend to a friend.
D Green - - #24769
Really enjoyed every bit of this session.
C Green - - #24768
I enjoyed the session and learnt a lot. It would have been better in a larger group but the instructor was very good.
Mrs Forster - - #24585
Very good tuition, loved making glass art. I would recommend.
Stephen - - #22159
I so enjoyed this course. I can't wait for the next one. The instructions were clear and it was a nice laid back atmosphere.
Christine - - #22156
Very enjoyable and unique workshop.
I have benefited a lot from her experience and guidance and shall keep an eye out on craftcourses .com for any more of her wonderful mosaic workshops.
christine murray - - #14267
I attended Chrissy's glass mosaic afternoon at Barton Grange Garden Centre today.
It was an absolutely great course. Chrissy took the time to explain and show us various techniques when cutting glass, she supported us with designs, cutting difficult pieces and she was very encouraging and inspiring.
I brought home an A4 glass mosaic of a butterfly and flower, and I'm not artistically creative!
With Chrissy's tuition, her people skills and the variety of glass and beads available, I thoroughly recommend this course ... also, it was only £28 for the three hours and no extra charges for resources, excellent value for money.
Joy Griffiths - - #9358
Attended the course on Sunday at Huntleys. First time at Mosiac throughly it.
Jenny Whittaker - - #4356
Earlier this year Chrissy ran a mosaic group together with Stroke Association in Blackpool. Chrissy was extremely flexible and reliable and her genuine passion for her art ensured that the group was a huge success. Two large mosaic murals which were made by the group are now decorating the walls of the stoke unit at Blackpool Victoria Hospital. The murals have received many positive comments from staff and patients. Looking forward to working with Chrissy again later this month :)
Sam Lord- Life After Stroke Coordinator with Stroke Association - - #3650
It was very interesting and right up my street. I liked being encouraged to be creative and the support and the freedom to do what we wanted. It was really well organised and lots of fun. It was a great way to keep occupied with a fab finished item!
Chris O - - #3603
I loved the mosaic class and the fact that I now have a beautiful piece of art to remind me that we are all creative and inspirational beings. It was a very therapeutic class and Christies knowledge and patience was valuable. Thank you.
Jackie Robinson - - #3587
Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.
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