Mosaics

Ref: C2421013

Inspired by the lovely garden areas of St Marks Primary SChool, we will be making mosaics to enhance the area. For example, you will learn how to cut and shape tiles to create your own designs on a stepping stone for the entrance to the pond area. You will learn how to choose colours and tiles that reflect your theme.

Course aim

To provide an introduction to mosaic making for external space and create stepping stones and /or flower pots for the parents and interested participants of the local school

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is for beginners

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

  • Cut and shape tiles using specialist tools
  • Create a mosaic from start to finish from design to installation
  • become more aware of ways to use mosaic to enhance garden areas
  • learn specialist techniques including using concrete to making stepping stones
  • have experience of working with different materials such as ceramic, pebble or vitreous glass

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
  • A file of work will be kept which will help to record your progress

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 or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course

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Mosaics

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Conditions

This course is funded by the Greater London Combined Authority but is also open to residents of other areas.

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • 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 2019
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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