Mosaics

Create extraordinary mosaics to decorate your home and garden with colourful mosaic artworks. The ease and speed of execution, and beauty of the results, makes mosaicking one of the most enjoyable of the decorative arts. Learn the basics on a rectangular terracotta planter using various materials such as tiles, mirror and ceramics, known as tesserae. Another workshop idea is to create a still life mosaic on a 30cm square tile, using coloured glass, mirror and vintage ceramics

The day will start with a brief introduction, then hands on, sealing the planter, or preparing the tile surface, choosing colours and materials and design, learning cutting techniques with tools provided, adhering tesserae in the correct manner, so you are ready to complete the project the following week, when grout will be applied.

All materials and tools will be supplied, but bring that beautiful chipped plate or broken china you’ve been saving. It will become the centrepiece of your mosaic.

About your tutor
Kay has turned her passion for Mosaics into a business, creating mosaic items for home and garden. She lives on the South Coast and has run workshops through community colleges accross NSW on the subject.

Learning Outcomes
Gained an understanding of the history of mosaic
Gained an understanding of OH&S in relation to constructing a mosaic
Gained an understanding in how to plan & install a mosaics

Can’t wait to cover more things with tiles. Very informative and enjoyable!

Teacher Kay was patient and friendly, sharing her knowledge and experience with us. Her own work is amazing, I am totally inspired. The results are very satisfying. We all had the same task yet each product was completely different. My creative spirit has been awakened again.

Please note:
All courses need a minimum number of students to run. If your course does not have enough students it will be cancelled prior to the commencement and you will be informed. For your convenience information about class cancellations or changes are made initially via email and SMS, please ensure these details are correct.

$275 Limited inc GST / $248
Mosaics

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Course testimonials:

  • Can't wait to cover more things with tiles. Very informative and enjoyable!
  • Teacher Kay was patient and friendly, sharing her knowledge and experience with us. Her own work is amazing, I am totally inspired. The results are very satisfying. We all had the same task yet each product was completely different. My creative spirit has been awakened again.