Mosaics


Mosaics are images created by glueing or embedding smaller materials to a surface. They may be made on a variety of surfaces called substrate, and incorporate different medium – glass, stone, terracotta etc. They are suitable for indoor or outdoors and are an enduring art form with endless possibilities, from small pendants to large architectural installations.


COURSES – BEGINNERS

Mosaics – BEGINNERS

Tutor: Catherine Conaty

Covers skills and techniques while creating a mosaic on a 30 cm x 30 cm substrate suitable for indoors or out.  Course includes introductory session on glass scoring and cutting, safety, use of tools and pattern design. Tutor will provide examples of suitable projects at appropriate level for you to work on during the 21 hour course.  Students are welcome to select their own designs for tutor to assess for suitability. At the end you will have not only a beautiful mosaic to take home, but also the knowledge to create your own glass mosaic projects.

Numbers: Minimum 1, Maximum 2 (with 6 or 7 intermediate students)  

Prerequisite: No prior experience required. 

Cost:  $350.00 – includes all materials and course notes.

Dates – Evening:  Saturday or Sunday, then Wednesday evening

Sunday (9:30am to 12:30pm) and Wednesday (6:00 to 9:00pm) – 21 hours

  • BM3: Sun 25 April, then Wed 5 May to 9 June Enrol in course
  • BM5: Sun 20 June, then Wed 23 June to 4 August (not 14 July – Guild closed) Enrol in course

Saturday (1:00pm to 4:00pm) and Wednesday (6:00 to 9:00pm) – 21 hours

Dates – Daytime:  Saturday or Sunday, then Thursday daytime

Sunday (9:30am to 12:30pm) and Thursday (9:30am to 12:30pm) – 21 hours

  • BM4: Sun 25 April, then Thurs 6 May to 10 June Enrol in course
  • BM6: Sun 20 June, then Thurs 24 June to 5 August (not 15 July – Guild closed) FULL

Saturday (1:00pm to 4:00pm) and Thursday (6:00 to 9:00pm) – 21 hours

  • BM8: Sat 14 August, then Thurs 19th August to 23 September Enrol in course
  • BM10: Sat 9 October, then Thurs 14 October to 18 November Enrol in course

COURSES – INTERMEDIATE

Mosaics – INTERMEDIATE

Tutor: Catherine Conaty

Intermediate courses are for students who want to explore different techniques in mosaics and experiment with different adhesives and substrates with tutor assistance. Your project is of your own choosing and you can work at your own pace. Projects that students have worked on include mixed media, glass embellishment, paper under glass, glass on glass, smalti, mosaics on mesh, 3 dimensional and portraits to name a few!

Numbers: Minimum 6, Maximum 7

Prerequisite: Guild membership and completion of Beginners Mosaics course; or, Proficiency in glass scoring / cutting, substrate and adhesives knowledge and ability as assessed by Tutor.

Cost: $175.00 – materials not included.

Dates:  Wednesday evening or Thursday daytime

Wednesday – 6.00pm to 9.00pm – 6 weeks

Thursday9:30am to 12:30pm – 6 weeks


WORKSHOPS

Mosaic Pendants

Tutor: Chris Bell

pendant3Workshop introduces you to making mosaic jewellery. You will have the opportunity to make three mosaic pendants using bezel settings, glass, millefiori, beads and bling.

Numbers: Minimum 6 with maximum of 7

Prerequisite: No experience necessary.

Dates: Saturday – 10:00 am to 3:00 pm (5 hours)

Cost: $90.00 – includes all materials

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