Mosaics 1-Using Found and Personal Items (Sept 13 and 20)
FRIDAYS, SEPT 13 (Part 1, 9 am-noon) and SEPT20 (Part 2, 9-11 am).
Have you kept personal mementos that you can’t bear to part with? Do you collect cool, interesting objects like metal buttons, tie clips, broken jewelry, etc.? All of these materials can be given a new life in a personal mosaic. In this class, you will create a small (< 8”) mosaic, using your found and personal items. You will learn a basic DIRECT METHOD glass mosaic technique, including: How to prepare a substrate, when to use different adhesives for different materials, how to grout your mosaic, and how to display it. This class is primarily for beginners or for any artist that wants to try a new medium. Includes use of tools, small substrate, and adhesives. Students will receive email from instructor in the week before class on what they need to bring.
ADVANCED USERS - I provided more advanced tasks for returning students. Also, special substrates available for purchase.
Two sessions; total class time 5 hours.
LIMITED to 8 participants. Minimum age 16.
Classes taught at Blue Raven Art School (720 E Prince Rd).
Class and workshop registration fees are non-refundable. If you miss a class, you can take another of the same value within 3 months of the original one or give it to someone else. However, you need to send me an email to make these changes.