One day introductory mosaic workshop North Yorkshire with professional mosaic artist Sue Kershaw
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About the Course
One day mosaics workshop near York.
Add a signature piece to your home by learning how to design and create your own mosaics using the direct method. Select from a large choice of materials and be inspired by a large display of mosaics, books and resources. Future projects will also be suggested (including lamps, tables, floors, vases etc). Professional member of the British Association of Modern Mosaics with extensive experience of providing mosaic workshops with adults and children & public and private commissions.
I am now taking bookings for my one day introductory mosaic workshops at my home studio in Huttons Ambo, near York, North Yorkshire (set in the Howardian Hills, AONB - an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - and overlooking the stunning Yorkshire Wolds). I am located 15 miles from York, 4 miles from Castle Howard and 25 miles from the coast (Scarborough).
Create a mosaic plaque 22cm x 22cm (for indoor display)
Discover the materials and methods of making mosaics using the direct method while creating your own indoor mosaic. I will show examples of materials, explain the five steps of making a mosaic using the direct method and provide examples of my mosaics for illustration.
Tips on suitable designs for mosaics and different mosaic styles will be discussed along with future possible projects. Books and resources, including websites, and sources of materials will be provided for reference.
I provide designs which you may use to create your mosaic or alternatively you may wish to bring along your own design to fit a 22cm square base.
Friendly, informal and fun.
Please get in touch for booking and/or more details.
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?
Use of tools and all materials are included.
Tea/coffee and cake/biscuits are provided (please bring along lunch).
I received a gift voucher for this course as a Christmas present. It has definitely been the best experience I’ve had from a craft class and a much appreciated gift. It started with a warm welcome and a hot drink, Sue puts you at ease and though her mosaics are outstanding she remains a humble lady. Everything is provided and nothing is too much trouble, she is a natural and patient teacher. I’m not a natural crafter! I enjoy it rather than having natural ability but that didn’t matter as I still managed to produce a mosaic I am proud of. The 6 hours flew by and I hope Sue will provide other courses in the future as I would love to learn more.
Paula Sutton - - #13063
I really enjoyed the course and drove back thinking of all the projects I'd like to do! Sue is a great teacher and I felt so relaxed afterwards!
Moira Loughnane - - #12456
Just wanted to thank you for a fabulous day at your mosaic course. Linda and I enjoyed it so much. It was lovely to meet you, and other attendees. Made for a wonderful day. I can highly recommend your master class. I am delighted with my first mosaic piece with your expert guidance, and I am now looking forwards to creating another.
Karen Rhodes - - #10311
Just wanted to thank you for a fabulous day today. ...I learnt so much and you've inspired me all over again! I am so envious of your fabulously stocked work room....hope to work with you again...
Gaynor - - #7886
Thank you Sue for a very well tutored, productive and inspiring day.
The studio is so well equipped and organised, with everything needed to complete the challenge of a mosaic.
Everyone went away with a beautiful unique piece of work plus an information sheet of where to buy mosaic supplies.
Can't wait to start my next piece!
Diane Thornton - - #6912
A wonderful day ! Sue is a kind and generous teacher , sharing her knowledge and materials openly. The day passed very quickly with everyone totally engaged in the process
We all came away at the end of the day with a piece of work to be proud of! And I have already started on my next piece
Cheryl Kindness - - #6910
I just want to say thank you for the mosaic day at Howsham I really enjoyed it and my tile is happily hung in the kitchen now...I've brought a sketch book to put some ideas down - my head is buzzing with them!!! Happy mosaicing !!
Chris M - - #5972
We had a lovely relaxing creative day learning how to mosaic. The day suited all abilities - you could be a safe or adventurous as you wanted. Everyone went home with a fabulous result. The day was enjoyable, relaxing, creative, fun, therapeutic, highly recommended.
Tamar Simpson - - #5971
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Course Start DatesSaturday 21st April 2018
Saturday 12th May 2018
Saturday 26th May 2018
Saturday 8th September 2018
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- Accessible by public transport
- Child friendly
- Suitable for beginners
- Suitable for events & groups
- Suitable for stag and hen dos
- Teen friendly
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