Mosaics have been a popular art form for thousands of years providing their own unique aesthetics of dazzling colours and intricacies of design, pattern and texture. This fun course takes you through the basic techniques involved in making your very own piece of mosaic art. This is a great introduction to working with glass and tiles.
Over the course we will cover:
Mosaic design – design your own tile, mirror or picture.
Scoring, breaking and shaping glass and other materials
Adhesives and Grouting
Cleaning and polishing
Suitable for beginners.
Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.
All tools and materials used in the course are included in the price. Plenty of refreshments will also be provided free throughout the day.
Please bring a packed lunch or feel free to buy your lunch at any of the wide choice of eating establishments nearby.
At the end of the course you will take home your very own mosaic piece of art for you and others to admire. You will also have the knowledge and skills to go further and make your very own mosaic pieces at home!
This workshop at Artsmill Gallery is located in the centre of the very creative Hebden Bridge, a unique and picturesque town, very popular with visitors from afar. You might want to consider making a weekend of it!
Please Note; This workshop necessitates the use of sharp objects and hazardous substances. We will always endeavour to minimise risks of injury by providing safe equipment and following good practice procedures, but due to risks involved we do not recommend you attend if you have significant blood clotting disorders. Please wear old clothes and sturdy closed toed shoes.
6 hours (10:00am to 4:00pm)