Half Day Mosaic Workshop - Direct Method Technique

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Description

This half-day workshop is a 'taste of mosaic' where you will learn how to use mosaic tools and materials to create a unique piece of art. Half-day workshops are suitable for people who are complete beginners wanting to try a taster session to learn the basics of mosaic making and have a fun day, but everyone is welcome to join this workshop and the content will be tailored to suit people's ability levels. You will create a 10 x 10cm coaster mosaic using the Direct technique, glueing directly your mosaic pieces into the wooden frame. . A wide range of mosaic materials such as unglazed and glass tiles are to your disposition to help your creativity Workshop contents: - Introduction to the course and the techniques; - Selection of design and materials; - How to transfer/draw an image to prepare the creation of a mosaic; - How to cut and shape tiles to create your own mosaic using mosaic nippers; -Direct method: glueing your tiles directly onto wooden support using cement adhesive and tweezers; -How to create a mosaic using Andamento techniques. -Finishing your mosaic by grouting and cleaning it. All designs are already provided by the tutor. If you wish to bring your own design it will need to be agreed upon with the tutor in advance. ** The course will run with a minimum of 2 people**

What's included in the price?

The workshop includes all mosaic materials &tools, a wooden frame, an apron to use and snacks and refreshments.

Duration

4 hours (10:00am to 2:00pm)

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts

Maker


Giulia Manzoni is an Italian Graduated Mosaicist from the Mosaic School of Spilimbergo (Italy) where she gained a complete mosaic education spanning from history and design to fabrication and installation. Now based in London, Giulia collaborated on numerous projects such as the floor restoration of the Victoria&Albert Museum. She is also involved in several bespoken mosaic projects and in mosaic teaching.

Venue

Cockpit Yard, Northington St, , London, Greater London, WC1N 2NP

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Weekends
  • Public transport
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