Into Mosaics! Learn the Basics or Refresh Your Skills

Ref: C2345500

A brief exploration into mosaic techniques and glimpse the endless possibilities once the basic skills are learnt. You will see demonstrations showing how to use the tools, and discuss the choice of materials that can be either bought, found or recycled. You will concentrate on developing cutting skills and with guidance be encouraged to design your own mosaics. There will step by step instruction for beginners with the freedom to develop your own style.

Course aim

An introduction into the world of mosaic making. Suitable for beginners and those with a experience wanting to brush up on their skills.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

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

  • Identify the basic range of tools and materials used for making mosaics.
  • Demonstrate how you would design your own mosaic including research and source materials.
  • Use your mosaic nippers to cut and shape pieces for your mosaic work.
  • Describe how to grout and finish your mosaic.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

All equipment is provided. Students will need to purchase materials from the tutor at cost price or bring their own. Depending on the project this might include tiles, china, adhesive and grout.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Into Mosaics! Learn the Basics or Refresh Your Skills


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