Learn the art of ceramic mosaics with Artist
Ceramic Mosaics Workshops can be arranged through artist
associations, local galleries, schools, churches, etc. Individual workshops are
available in the South Florida area. Share the opportunity to learn by giving a
workshop as a gift, or provide workshops at birthday events and other
Basic procedures for
designing, assembling, applying and finishing
mosaic projects. The types of
tools and materials used will be explained. You will also get tips about
selecting and efficiently cutting dishes and tiles.
course, you will also take home your very own creation!
base piece . . .
suitable mosaic items can be found on the
important to keep this small for your first project. Also, keep in mind
that flat surfaces work best. A clay pot (not too small, but not huge
either!) that has been thoroughly cleaned and left to soak in water for at
least a few hours; a concrete stepping stone or garden edger; a picture
frame or mirror that is not more than 16 inches long on any side; small
tables or shelves. For some ideas, check my web site.
will be various small projects available for an additional cost
own or your mother's china cabinet for old or unused dishes, preferably
with colorful florals or other patterns. Flat is better! Pieces of
colorful tile, ceramic decorations that you don't mind breaking. You can
also bring pieces of old jewelry, plastic or metal findings, beads and
other items -- almost anything that has a flat side for setting it into
the adhesive and which will accept the grout without damaging the surface
(these are what I call TaTas!)
will be supplied, so don't worry if you have no dishes, or no time!
||If you have
time to find a work piece and some dishes to smash, start designing the
piece in your mind, and think about what you want to achieve. It's great
to find a large flower or other simple pattern that you would like to
imitate. (Wallpaper is a good source.)
ranges between $55 and $75, depending on location and number of
participants. Price includes adhesive materials and general supplies for
the workshop. Base piece supplied for additional charge.
|Discount applied for groups larger than four