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

14.04 | 08:43

Thank you Anna for running your Glass Painting course for me - I know you've got alot going on at the moment. The different painting techniques were so useful.

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13.03 | 18:15

This was the third workshop with Anna and as enjoyable as all the others. Learnt something too and came away with a finished item. Highy recommended.

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12.03 | 10:34

A fabulous day painting silk, with a beautiful end result to take home and show off, exelent tutoring in a relaxed and friendly environmnt.

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26.02 | 11:49

Wonderful introduction; Anna was organised and had planned the day thoughtfully so that we made a lovely mosaic piece to bring home. A new hobby. Thank you.

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