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Mosaic Courses in London by Jo Thorpe
8 & 9 February 2014 | "All-levels weekend"
Beginners will be guided through the Direct Method of making mosaic which is one of the easiest mosaic techniques to master. This course is suitable for Beginners/Intermediate/Experienced. 10am - 5pm bothdays.
22nd & 23rd March | Beginners Weekend
26th & 27th April | Mosaic For The Garden
17th May | Beginners Taster Day
7th & 8th June | Learn The Direct & Indirect Method
For more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07941 228259
Weekend Mosaic Course in Central London
Mosaic courses at the award winning Southbank Mosaics studio.
Tel. 020 7620 6070 - 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 information email email@example.com or call 07751 880247.
Art Mondays are back! London N8
If you would like to register for the class, please contact Alex McHallam on 07751880247 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Residential Mosaic Course in Le Marche, Italy 7 - 14 June 2014
The aim of the course is to provide an enjoyable creative holiday experience for students who wish to immerse themselves in mosaic-making and the delightful rural landscape of Le Marche on the east coast of Italy. Students will use Venetian glass smalti to create mosaic artworks inspired by the colours, patterns and textures found in the local landscape and the wonderful textiles that adorn the Casa Uno – the hosts are a Scottish textile artist, Alison Scott, and her Italian husband Pino.
We have a Special Offer for bookings made before 1 December 2013 - a mosaic made by myself or a textile artwork by Alison – and if you recommend the course to a friend, and they book, you will receive a goody bag of Venetian smalti to the value of £25 to use on the holiday!
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
These courses are for both beginners and experienced mosaicists. Beginners can learn basic techniques and construct a mosaic that they’ve designed themselves. More advanced learners can work on their own projects with the advice and guidance of the tutor, or experiment with new techniques. Materials are available at the courses.
Missenden Abbey, Buckinghamshire - Summer School & Weekend Courses
Weekend courses run from Friday evening to Sunday afternoon. Summer School is five days Monday - Friday. Residential or non-residential. For more information please call the Abbey on 01296 383582 , or visit: http://www.arca.uk.net/missendenabbey .
For more information or to contact Rosalind Wates phone: 01844 274417 or email her at: email@example.com
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. For more details visit www.suepenrosemosaics.com or keep up to date by 'liking' my mosaic facebook page Dates for 2013:
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 2013 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, in Essex, small informal and fun groups, wonderful materials and creative teaching.
01799 501137, Anne
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: 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.
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
Tel Concetta on 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.