This family friendly class is an enjoyable and relaxed introduction to the art of mosaic making. Basic skills and techniques will be demonstrated and you will be able to create a unique bird ornament each to adorn your home or as an ideal gift.
You will be introduced to the Pique Assiette method of mosaic making and guided through the process of cutting and shaping your own pieces to recycle unwanted china and tiles.
There will be a wide variety of beautiful colours, patterns and textures available as well as other inclusions. You are also welcome to bring along your own pieces.
Children will have access to tiles more suitable for health & safety at the discretion of the parent. All children must be accompanied by a participating adult. Suitable for 11+yrs.
The grouting process will be demonstrated and you will have a bag of materials and instructions to take home in order to complete your birds with confidence.
There will be images and exemplars available for inspiration and plenty of refreshments.
Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.
2 hours (1:00pm to 3:00pm)
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2 hours (1:00pm to 3:00pm)
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Lovely way to spend an afternoon ,and so pleased with our results we just have to pluck up the courage to grout them now ! Lisa guided us all the way with skill, encouragement Lemon Drizzle cake and fruit ! Showed off our achievements to friends who all want to make a mosaic bird too.Not just for the female of the species I came with my husband who was throughly absorbed and captivated too.Looking forward to another similar session ASAP please.
Response from Creative Avenue York:Thankyou so much Patricia. Only too pleased to do another bird workshop to bring all of your friends to! Now planning a bees and butterflies one too.
Awesome course. Great tutor, explained things well. Lovely environment, very arty/crafty and motivating. 5 star lemon drizzle cake. Looking forward to the next workshop.
Response from Creative Avenue York:You're very kind, thankyou. It was a pleasure to share my arty space with you all. Next time, the legendary chocolate brownies will be on offer!
Such a great afternoon. Thoroughly enjoyed making the mosaic birds with Lisa guiding us through step by step. Lovely venue and really looked after with refreshments etc..
Hope to visit again for future classes.
Thank you Lisa
Response from Creative Avenue York:So glad you all enjoyed the workshop. I look forward to seeing your grouted birds in all their colourful glory!