Mosaics - Day 1 and 2

I run 2 one-day courses which together cover the basic techniques you need to create your own mosaic.

DAY 1 PROJECTS - picture frame, lightcatcher, terracotta saucer, heatmat

DAY 1 - The Basics

We’ll be working on a flat, regular-shaped object and a design using  straight-edged mosaic tiles.

We’ll be focusing on:-

  • How to create a simple design
  • Use of colour
  • Laying the tiles (2 basic techniques)
  • Basic cutting of tiles – for straight-edged shapes
  • Direct method of gluing the tiles
  • Grouting
  • Cleaning your piece
DAY 2 PROJECTS - flower pot, picture, mosaic boulder and tile

DAY 2 - Basics continued

We’ll be working on a simple 3D object and learning how to 'draw' with mosaic tiles.

 

We’ll also be focusing on:-

  • Further use of colour
  • Laying the tiles (4 techniques)
  • Cutting the tiles – for shaped and curved patterns
  • Direct method of gluing – onto 3D objects
  • How to colour the grout

Latest comments

19.11 | 13:03

I’d sincerely recommend Anna’s courses if wanting to try something different. I’m sure you'd receive the same attention & feeling of achievement at the end.

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18.11 | 19:24

Had never attempted stained glass before but Anna gave very clear instructions & lots of hints & tips on how to achieve the best results.

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15.11 | 04:41

I learnt a lot and enjoyed every moment of it, from making the glass sun-catcher, to walking in your garden

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14.11 | 20:05

Many thanks for a wonderful day. I really enjoyed the course, the company and your tuition, A five-star review!!

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