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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.
Weekend Mosaic Course 4 & 5 July - 10.00am - 4.00pm. Learn the Direct Method - all levels welcome.
Weekend Course - Creating Mandalas in Mosaic using the Indirect Method. Sat 1 Aug (10.00am - 6.00pm) & 2nd August (10.00 - 4.00pm)
All courses take place at Southbank Mosaics' central London studio, near Waterloo Station. Address: St.John's Crypt, 73 Waterloo Road SE1 8UD
For more information and to book a place please visit the website: http://www.southbankmosaics.com/category/courses/ , or contact Southbank Mosaics on 0207 620 6070 - email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Mosaic & Tile Making Classes @ Art4Space
Stockwell SW4 6QU
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/
Mosaic Courses Feltham TW13
Mosaic artist Joy Sturgess runs daytime, evening and weekend courses throughout the year in both the direct and indirect methods. Joy also offers 2 hour taster sessons for people who are new to mosaic and want to give it a try. Full support is given at all stages of the process, and the aim for all course participants is to complete a mosaic for home or garden. Joy has a good range of materials (glass and unglazed ceramic) which are included in the course fee. All courses are run in the spacious and relaxed environment of Joy's home studio, which is easily reached from Richmond, Twickenham, Hounslow and from central London via London Waterloo or the Piccadilly line. For more information and bookings visit: http://www.joysturgessmosaics.com/mosaic-courses.html or call 07542797777
Mosaic Courses in Milton Keynes, Bucks.
For more information visit www.melaniewattsmosaics.artweb.com or call 07760820264.
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:
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.
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.
Mosaic Courses in Yorkshire by David James
David James of Olicana Mosaics is a renowned pebble mosaic artist who is offering two types of introductory courses at his studio in central Ilkley, one of Yorkshire's prettiest towns. On these one day courses you can learn to make outdoor pebble mosaics in a variety of shapes or you can learn the basics of mosaic making using standard ceramic mosaic tesserae choosing from a selection of Roman-inspired designs. All tools & materials are provided.
For more information about the courses, dates & costs contact David at email@example.com or ring 079800862266.
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.
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 23rd May
Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th June
Sunday 12th July
Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd August
Saturday 5th September
Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th October
Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th November (Christmas gift theme)
Sunday 6th December (Christmas decoration theme)
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
The courses are held at The Cottage Studio in the grounds of St. Ethelwold's House, Abingdon, Oxon, OX14 5EB. Accommodation available.
Mosaic Courses in South Devon - Jan O'Highway
All classes are small, maximum 6 people, and suitable for any level of experience.
Mosaic Course in Lifton, Devon
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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.
Mosaic Courses by Amy Dury in Hove
Amy Dury runs short courses at the City College Brighton & Hove
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.
Adult Mosaic Workshops in Bedfordshire
Mary Horgan: Languedoc, France
We run six-day residential mosaic courses every summer in Languedoc, for
" . . . 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
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
Making Mosaics: Saffron Walden
Making Mosaics runs mosaic courses in Essex in small, informal and fun groups, with wonderful materials and creative teaching.
www.makingmosaics.co.uk or call Anne on 01799 501137
The Hampstead School Of Art: London
19-21 Kidderpore Avenue, London NW3 7ST
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: Honor Oak Park - Forest Hill, London
Nathalie Vin holds mosaic workshops at her workshop in SE London for all levels of ability and all backgrounds. You will leave the class with a great sense of what mosaic is all about.
For more information visit www.mosaicworlds.com or contact her on: 0208 690 0014 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.
Daytime, Evening Courses & One Day
Workshops in S.W. London
Concetta Perot of Glittering Shards mosaics runs inspiring courses for both beginners and those with mosaic experience at her home studio in South West London. Classes are small, with lots of individual attention and a strong emphasis on the creative process, interaction with materials alongside a thorough grounding in the technical aspects of mosaic making. Concetta's courses are popular, with many students returning again and again.
For more details & course dates visit Concetta's website http://glitteringshards.com or ring 07960 109860.
Mosaic Courses in Spain.
Running at a large historic house in the foot hills of the Spanish Pyrenees.
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
Course in Manchester with Tracey Cartlidge
Thursday evenings 7.15pm – 8.45pm
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.
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.