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MOSAIC COURSE DIRECTORY

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Weekend Mosaic Courses in Central London

Mosaic courses at the award winning Southbank Mosaics studio. Evening and weekend courses in mosaic making for complete beginners or experienced artists.

For more information and to book a place please visit the website: http://www.southbankmosaics.com/category/courses/ , or contact Joy Sturgess at Southbank Mosaics studio - tel. 0207 620 6070 email: joy@southbankmosaics.com

All courses take place at Southbank Mosaics' central London studio, near Waterloo Station. Address: St.John's Crypt, 73 Waterloo Road SE1 8UD

Mosaic Classes with Alex McHallam

Bethnal Green, London E2

Classes are held every Tuesday evening from 6.30 to 9pm in the Community Art Room, in the Crypt of St John’s on Bethnal Green, 200 Cambridge Heath Road, Bethnal Green, E2

Students who are new to the craft start with a small project to familiarise themselves with the techniques, tools and materials.   Students who have already done mosaic can work on their own projects in the classes and receive tuition and guidance as necessary.

There is a limited range of materials in the studio but students may want to use their own for particular projects.  As well as using mosaic tiles students are encouraged to use recycled materials such as crockery and old ceramics. 

For more details call Alex on 07751 880247 or email alex_mchallam@hotmail.com

Art Mondays - London N8

Alex McHallam is also running mosaic classes suitable for all levels from 7.00pm - 9.00pm every Monday evening in Earl Haigh Hall, Elder Avenue, Crouch End, London N8.

£60 for 4 classes including basic materials.

For more details call Alex on 07751 880247 or email alex_mchallam@hotmail.com

Mosaic & Tile Making Classes @ Art4Space

Stockwell SW4 6QU


The classes are run by artists with over 15 years mosaic and ceramic experience who have a real passion for their art forms. The artists will inspire you to explore your creativity in a relaxed learning environment. These classes covers the basics as well as more advanced techniques – dive in at whatever level suits you! You will be introduced to the fundamentals of mosaics and ceramic which will allow you to progress onto further projects, e.g a mosaic art piece, plant pot, mirror frame, table top etc.

Mosaic classes are on Tuesday evenings & start on 23rd September. Tile making classes are on Wednesday evenings & start on 24th September. All c lasses run from 6.30pm – 9.00pm & costs range from £25 - £230. We have a studio full of amazing materials for you to use & create your own art piece.

For more information about Art4Space and classes please click on http://www.art4space.co.uk/the-community-arts-centre/classes/
To book a place email nina@art4space.co.uk or contact Nina 07949 883 817


Mosaic Courses in the Peak District & Oxford

Experienced mosaicist Peter Massey offers a variety of mosaic courses throughout the year at Zantium Studios at Hopton in Derbyshire and at Waterperry Gardens in Wheatley, near Oxford. Zantium also offer a range of courses in other art and craft disciplines. Take home new skills, imaginative ideas and your own hand crafted works of art.

Numbers are limited to a maximum of 8 students on most courses to ensure comfortable workspace and plenty of one to one tuition.

For more information and bookings check out their website at http://www.zantium.co.uk/courses/course_titles.htm or call 01629 824377

Mosaic Courses in Edinburgh:

Joanna Kessel MA RCA

Joanna specialises in the design and fabrication of mosaic artworks for domestic and public spaces.  Joanna is an enthusiastic teacher and runs a wide variety of mosaic-based workshops from her studio in Edinburgh. They include beginners classes as well as a range of more specialised mosaic workshops such as mosaic jewellery, exterior mosaics & abstract creative mosaics. For more information visit Joanna's website.

For course dates, further information and bookings please contact Joanna:

+44 07974 810621 / joanna@joannakessel.co.uk / www.joannakessel.co.uk

Courses by Vanessa Benson in Central London

Vanessa runs courses at The City Lit and Morley College.

Courses at The City Lit, Keeley Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B 4BA

Multiple listings. For dates and availability read full course details

Make beautiful mosaics for your home and garden. Ideal for beginners, we will focus on the indirect and double indirect methods, which involve fixing your mosaic onto a temporary base before transferring it into a surface, or casting it into concrete. Please bring ideas/sketches. Basic materials included.

www.citylit.ac.uk

Courses at Morley College, 61 Westminster Bridge Rd, London SE1 7HT

The termly course is called 'Mosaics Workshop' and it takes place on Tuesday nights, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Develop Creative expression and confidence in this classic art form. Explore a variety of materials including recycling. We practice a wide range of approaches from Fine Art to Ornament, to creating pieces for your home or garden. Application may be 2D or 3D. Suitable for all levels.

Mosaic Courses by Rosalind Wates

Rosalind teaches both beginners and experienced mosaicists in an informal and friendly setting. Although she teaches classical styles and techniques, the emphasis is on individual creativity. Students learn how to cut and arrange the tesserae; how to grout and complete a mosaic; and are introduced to traditional mosaic patterns or 'opuses'. Experienced students can try out new techniques. Students can bring their own materials, although everything needed to create a small mosaic (including glass and ceramic tesserae) is available during the course, at prices comparable with standard mosaic suppliers.

Please contact Rosalind for further information, or to discuss particular projects. Her web address is www.rosalindwates.co.uk

Forthcoming Courses:

1 Week June 28th – July 5th 2014. Island of Skyros, Greece

2 Weeks July 5 – July 18th 2014. Island of Skyros, Greece

Summer School 12th – 17th August 2014. Phoenix Studio, near Thame, Oxfordshire

Summer School 18th – 22rd August 2014. Missenden Abbey, Buckinghamshire

Courses in Wiltshire by Emma Leith

Mosaic courses take place at Emma's workshop in Box in Wiltshire. They are suitable for beginners and the more experienced mosaicist. Classes have a maximum of six students. Tools and a wide variety of materials are provided as well as a homemade vegetarian lunch and lots of tea & cake !

For more information, dates & prices please visit www.emmaleith.co.uk or call 01225 805682.

Pebble Mosaic Courses in the Cotswolds

Artist Sue Rew runs Pebble Mosaic courses at her studio in Great Wolford on the edge of the Cotswolds. Sue offers courses for beginners and the more advanced mosaicist.

For dates, booking & more information you can visit Sue's website www.suerewmosaics.co.uk or email info@suerewmosaics.co.uk or call 01608 674 380 Mobile - 07857 542 147

Mosaic Courses at organicARTS in Ide nr. Exeter

organicARTS is an educational charity that promotes the arts and rural issues through educational visits and walks, classes, workshops, community projects, exhibitions and performances. They run drop-in mosaic courses every Thursday for £10. They also run starter days every month which cost £20. These include basic materials and use of tools. Courses run from 10 am to 1pm.

For more information visit www.organicarts.co.uk or call 01392 811080.

Courses in Brighton & Hove by Sue Penrose

One and two day weekend adult mosaic courses, for beginners upwards. Groups are small and friendly (maximum 4), and take place in my lovely flat near Hove seafront. All tools and materials provided and included in the price.

Saturday 19th July

Friday 8th & Saturday 9th August 

Sunday 21st September

Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th October

Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th November (Christmas gift theme)

Saturday 6th December (Christmas gift theme)

For more details visit www.suepenrosemosaics.com or keep up to date by 'liking' my mosaic facebook page

Mosaic Course in Hitchin, Herts

Jane Visick is a professional mosaic artist offering weekend mosaic workshops, aimed at people who are looking for an unusual and creative weekend break. The workshops begin on Friday evening and run until Sunday evening, and cater for between 3 and 5 students. So if you are a complete beginner, or if you have some experience, Jane’s one-to-one tuition will help you realise your potential. Refreshments, lunch, all materials, tools and special clothing are included in the price.

See Jane’s website for more details www.janevisickmosaics.co.uk/tuition.html. Alternatively you can just call Jane on 07887 942 459.

Mixed Media Mosaic Workshops - Abingdon

Emma Cavell is running a series of 1 & 3 day creative workshops running throughout the summer.

The courses are held at The Cottage Studio in the grounds of St. Ethelwold's House, Abingdon, Oxon, OX14 5EB.  Accommodation available.

For more info and to enroll please email:  emmacavell.mosaics@gmail.com or call Emma on 07940384738.

For more details on all ongoing courses and workshops please visit www.memorablemosaics.co.uk & click on the Tuition Menu for more information.

Mosaic Courses in South Devon - Jan O'Highway

All classes are small, maximum 6 people, and suitable for any level of experience.
Working with found and recycled materials (plastic, metal, china, beach-combings) as well as traditional tesserae - and making our own custom-glazed ceramic pieces - is fun and encourages creativity. Classes run from 10.00am - 4.00pm each day at Unit 6, Bridge Farm, Harberton, Devon (3 miles from Totnes)

For more information email information@janohighway.com or visit www.janohighway.com or call 01803 863223: 

Mosaic Course in Lifton, Devon

Mosaics for Beginners

This introductory course will give you a great foundation from which you can continue to design and make at home. Students will learn how to plan a piece, considering colour, shape, pattern and scale. They will then make their own mosaic using glass and/or ceramic tiles and/or other recycled items such as mirror and crockery, cutting, shaping, laying and grouting the elements and applying the design to an item from a range supplied or you can bring your own to decorate such as a tray, place mat, flower pot, vase or picture frame. Everyone will go home with a finished piece at the end of the day.

West Country Creative run a range of art and craft workshops, including mosaics. To find out more or to book, visit our website: www.westcountrycreative.co.uk or email info@westcountrycreative.co.uk or call Jo on 05602 770498.

Mosaic Courses by Kate Rattray in Somerset, UK

Kate runs courses in various venues throughout the year.

See www.rattraymosaics.co.uk/courses for 2014 courses.

Courses in Brighton & Hove by Liz de Ath

Inspired Mosaics Course Programme

Mosaic artist Liz de Ath is offering weekend, easter and summer schools this year in her new garden studio by the sea in Hove.  For beginners and those with some experience Liz will guide you through your project ensuring that you learn new skills and take home a mosaic which is unique to you.  A whole spectrum of materials are at your disposal, so join us for a creative time immersed in colour , texture and play.  We also have some luxurious B&B rooms available.

Click here for more information or call 01273 775350

Courses in Scotland - Crieff, Perthshire

The residential classes based at Katy’s B&B are a fun way to learn the basics of mosaics; to develop new techniques and to extend existing knowledge.  We are avid recyclers, many of the materials are salvaged glass and china.  The courses have recently been described as a ‘spa break’ for creative people.

Learn the techniques of cutting and nipping tiles and other ceramic items to create several pieces of mosaic art. This art holiday will give you the basic skills to create wall panels and mirror frames in the class and give you the courage to extend your skills once at home.

For residential prices, further information and booking please visit http://www.galvelmore.co.uk/one-off.htm or contact Katy by email at katy@galvelmore.co.uk or on 01764 655721

Mosaic Courses by Amy Dury in Hove

Amy Dury runs short courses at the City College Brighton & Hove


Please click here for details:

Mosaic Workshops at Great Western Studios.

Studio 5, Great Western Studios, 65 Alfred Road, London W2 5EU

Come and learn how to make mosaics in the artists own studio. The group will be small [maximum 5 students]- both beginners and experienced students are welcome.
You will work on individual projects creating your own glass, ceramic or marble mosaics. You will learn about the various techniques and processes involved in making mosaics and a wide range of materials will be available to use. Cutting skills will be taught, including the hammer and hardy, the laying and grouting of mosaic tesserae to best effect, as well as exploring the expressive possibilities of the mosaic medium.

Please contact tutor Catherine Parkinson, for more information on current courses and fees at: www.catherineparkinson.com , or telephone 07713689543.

Adult Mosaic Workshops in Bedfordshire

Taught by professional BAMM member, Dionne Ible, this is a therapeutic and addictive workshop, which will leave you wanting to do more.

The workshop is a taster session for those who have never done any mosaic work before or with very little experience.

Students will be given a small mosaic project such as a wall plaque, mirror or flowerpot and will be shown the Direct Method of applying tiles to their design.

The workshop will take place at the artist’s home in Bedfordshire where light refreshments will be provided. It may be advisable to bring a packed lunch, if you decide you want to take a break that is! Alternatively the nearest café is approximately 10mins walk away.

Workshops are for a duration of 7 hours (10am – 5pm) at a cost of £45 which includes all materials.

Dionne Ible
Mosaic Artist Creating African Inspired Mosaics
Tel: 07973 717564
www.qemamumosaics.com

Mary Horgan: Languedoc, FRANCE

We run six-day residential mosaic courses every summer in Languedoc, for
all levels of ability. We specialise in hand-decorated fired-glaze tile mosaics.
Students stay in a restored 1860's mansion, with gardens and a large pool - and non participating partners are welcome.

" . . . a stimulating stay that feels more like a house party, with your own artwork to take home as a souvenir " - Kitty Corrigan Editor COUNTRY LIVING

Visit www.artholiday.com for more information about courses and lots of photos of the house and the region - or go to www.mosaicfrance.com to see more of our work.

Lewisham Arthouse: LONDON

Make contemporary ‘memory ware’ using broken china plates, pebbles, shells, beads, buttons… and mosaic mirror frames, planters and table tops.

Weekends and Thursday evenings at Lewisham Arthouse, 140 Lewisham Way, London  SE14 6PD.  For more information contact Janine Nelson 07940 714241

smashingchintz@aol.com 

www.lewishamarthouse.co.uk

Making Mosaics: SAFFRON WALDEN

Making mosaics runs mosaic courses in, in Essex, small  informal and fun groups, wonderful materials and creative teaching.
Courses run monthly, for details see

www.makingmosaics.co.uk

01799 501137, Anne

The Hampstead School Of Art: LONDON

19-21 Kidderpore Avenue, London NW3 7ST

www.art-school-hampstead.co.uk

tel; 0207 794 1439

Roman Mosaic Workshops:

Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Run by Lawrence Payne an Italian trained mosaicist, at public venues and museums around the country. 1-Day workshops to make a Roman mosaic panel in marble, included also is the background and history on mosaics of the ancient world up to approximately 500AD.

For details see www.romanmosaicworkshops.com

Mosaic Worlds: EAST DULWICH

Nathalie holds mosaic workshops from her workshop in London ( East Dulwich ), for all levels of ability and all backgrounds. You will leave the class with a great sense of what mosaic is all about.
The course takes a very hands on approach. After some initial tutoring on the techniques you will be thrown directly into your own creation.The classes are flexible and come in the form of either weekend group sessions (where you can come for 1 day or for the entire weekend), or one-to-one tutoring scheduled around a mutually suitable time during the week.

For more information visit www.mosaicworlds.com or contact her on: 0208 693 0817 or 07840 303 103.

Workshops in BRIGHTON

Artist Gillian Steer runs mosaic classes in Brighton. The courses cost £40 per day which includes all materials and lunch. Gillian also offers adults & children's courses for groups of 3 to 12 people.

For full details see her website - www.mosaicworkshops.net or call Gillian on 07789012964.

 

Evening Workshops in SW London

Weekly evening mosaic workshops in 6 week blocks. Each evening runs from 7.45 at my studio in Tooting, London SW17. The course is suitable for beginners to intermediate and is run in a small class with lots of individual attention. During the course you can expect to make a small mosaic and gain knowledge about the variety of mosaic materials, tools, techniques, glues, suppliers, different mosaic methods and various do's and don'ts. More details from:

www.glitteringshards.com   email glitteringshards@gmail.com 

Tel Concetta on 07960 109860

Mosaic Courses in Spain.

Running at a large historic house in the foot hills of the Spanish Pyrenees.

The main focus throughout the course will be exploring the creative
process a little deeper, making mosaics.  The emphasis being on
relaxation, having fun and reconnecting with your innate artistic energy.

Delicious local food prepared by professional chefs, all inclusive.

www.memorablemosaics.co.uk
On the website please see Tuition menu-drop down-workshops abroad for more
detailed information and link to venue.

Julie Vernon Mosaics, Nottingham

Learn how to make mosaics with Nottingham based artist Julie Vernon.  Anyone can have a go, no drawing or artistic skills required and you will be delighted by the results.  Workshops organised at various locations throughout the year.

For more information Call Julie on 0115 9234563 / 077894 56885

E mail Julie-Vernon@hotmail.com Web. www.julievernonmosaics.com

Course in Manchester with Tracey Cartlidge

Thursday evenings 7.15pm – 8.45pm
  • Upstairs Studio, The Edge Theatre and Arts Centre, Chorlton, Manchester, M21 9JG
  • Price £15 - Includes all materials for project 1
  • Booking via telephone: 0161 860 0387 or e-mail: info@traceycartledge.co.uk

This is a relaxed group meeting to encourage and inspire each other, supported by the guidance of local artist Tracey Cartledge.

Courses in Cumbria, Northumberland & Yorkshire

Learn to be a mosaic artist in a weekend with Marylou Booth from Eden Mosaics.
 
Weekend courses run from 10am to 4.30pm and include refreshments and treats on arrival, mid morning and mid afternoon.  The course is great value for money and includes tuition, instruction leaflets to take away, useful websites to use for ordering your own tools and tiles, venue and all refreshments.  There is an extra charge to cover the cost of any materials that you use.

For more information contact Marylou on www.edenmosaics.co.uk or email on marylou@edenmosaics.co.uk or call 07967 703802

Mosaic Courses in North London

Debra Collis runs weekly Thursday morning classes (drop-in) in the Education Room, Kingsgate Workshop Trust Studios, in West Hampstead, North London, and a two-session Beginners workshop  once a month on weekends.  She is planning to start a Sunday drop in session too for adults who work in the week.

The workshops provide an environment where you get a solid understanding of the technical, and traditional aspects of mosaic making, alongside a more innovative and creative approach.  This allows for participants to get practice in making pieces in both the direct and indirect methods and on-going support in developing their work  as a form of self expression.  The Beginners Intensive Course gives participants an opportunity to understand what a ‘mosaic’ is all about, with simple structured exercises to start, and handouts at the end of the lesson.

For more information please visit www.createmosaic.com/classes.html

 

NB: The courses advertised above are not run by Mosaic Workshop. Any questions you may have about the courses should be directed to the course tutors.