This is a "beginner friendly" workshop. But experienced mosaic-ists will also enjoy learning how to create this style.
No Hammers !
Students will develop their own personal design and create a three dimensional mosaic "bouquet" using crockery, plates, bowls, cups and assorted ceramics.
Learn how to safely use mosaic hand tools to cut, nip, shape and grind tesserae
( mosaic pieces ) from crockery; how to mix and use thinset mortar adhesive; how to achieve dimension; pique assiette setting techniques; how to blend color, form and texture; techniques to properly grout and finish a challenging 3D mosaic; how to use power tools to cut crockery.
An assortment of coffee cups, mugs and vases will be pre-cut and ready for your creation.
Class fee is all inclusive - artist's instruction and all materials: 11" x 14" barnwood frame with lightweight substrate and hanging hardware, large assortment of crockery and ceramics, adhesives, grouts and studio tool usage. Feel free to bring any special crockery to include in your mosaic.
We'll be using a lot of hand tools, so hand strength is essential