Bead and button mosaic Day school

Ref: C3126411

Local artist Caris Jackson will provide you with plenty of visual inspiration and practical techniques to create your own beautiful no-grout mosaic using beads and buttons. This activity is fun, absorbing and very accessible. Focusing on use of colour and repetitive pattern to create a strong visual design, this style of mosaic uses simple easily sourced materials therefore you will acquire the skills and ideas to continue exploring this art form in your own time if you wish. You will have the choice of a variety of designs to choose from as your starting point. All in a supportive and friendly environment. .

Course aim

This day school enables you to explore colour, shape, pattern and texture through creating a beautiful decorative bead and button mosaic.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Work with colour to create pattern and design
  • Learn skills and techniques that you can put into practise in your own time
  • Learn about using the correct adhesives and tools

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor

What else do I need to know?

  • All materials will be provided
  • Disposable gloves and aprons will be available but feel free to bring your own if you wish Bring a packed lunch

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider

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Bead and button mosaic Day school

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  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2018
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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