One day mosaic course with Joy Sturgess, Scarborough, North Yorkshire


Duration: 1 day (10am to 4pm)

Price: £65

Run by: Joy Sturgess Mosaics

Contact: Joy Sturgess

07542797777

33 St Mary's Walk
Scarborough
Scarborough
North Yorkshire
Yo11 1rn

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About the Course

One day mosaic course with experienced artist tutor Joy Sturgess, for adults of all levels of experience including beginners. Max number of students: 6

Come and learn the direct method of making a mosaic suitable for indoors or outdoors by laying tiles directly onto a durable surface. This can be a mixed media mosaic if you wish- and you can bring your own material to include in your work. Joy has a good range of unglazed ceramic and glass tesserae.

On one of Joy's courses you will learn:
•How to transform a design idea into a mosaic
•How to use mosaic making tools
•How to cut and lay mosaic tiles
•How to apply basic techniques of andamento (movement) to your work.
•How to grout and clean your mosaic.
This course is suitable for mosaic novices or those wishing to extend their practice. You will complete a small mosaic (20cm x 20cm maximum) to take home.
It does not matter if you do not consider yourself 'arty', Joy can help you with any design and drawing required.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. The voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All materials, equipment and tools are included. You will need to bring a packed lunch but tea, coffee and biscuits are included in the course fee (decaf options are available).
Full tuition and support throughout the process.
Possibility to talk through next steps and projects and any other related questions.
Small class numbers (max 6 people)
Refreshments are included (please bring lunch).
Joy can also offer bed and breakfast (one double room) for a student/couple who wish to attend her course and make the most of their visit to this stunning location close to Anne Bronte's grave, the harbour and both North and South Bay. Please let her know if you are interested in taking up this offer.



Want to review this course?

Joy is an amazing teacher,she put me at my ease,and help me design my mosaic which was a honey bee.
I learnt so much about the mosaic tiles and how to cut them,joy had a lovely select ion of materials and was very helpful, I would love to do another course in the future.

- - #11717

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Course Start Dates

Saturday 25th November 2017
Saturday 13th January 2018
Tuesday 23rd January 2018
Saturday 27th January 2018
Tuesday 30th January 2018

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