Mosaics in the Style of....

Ref: C2339721

During this course you will be encouraged to identity your favourite artists work - be it mosaic, like Gaudi or ancient Roman mosaic; or fine art, like Matisse or Klimt for example. You will be challenged to either design your own work in the style of that artist, or to replicate the work in mosaic. You will have a wide variety of materials to choose from and will be shown how to cut and shape using the specific tools.

Additional information about this course


Course aim

This course aims to look at well known artwork and to create mosaics in that particular style. Learners are encouraged to find their own inspiration.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers
  • Please note, this course takes place on the first floor in a building with no lift.

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

  • Identify prefered artwork and why.
  • Design my own mosaic based on my favourite artist.
  • Understand different styles in mosaic/art throughout history.
  • Be able to use the tools safely and appropiately

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?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions

What else do I need to know?

  • A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading is required but research on the subject on the internet or in the library may be helpful

What can I do next?

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

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Mosaics in the Style of....


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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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