Mosaic Introduction Day

£90.00

This mosaic introduction day is an informal creative workshop during which we will make a mosaic plaque providing you with all the skills necessary to start making your own mosaics at home.

Saturday, August 6, 2022

10:30am – 5pm.

No previous experience is necessary.

Spaces are limited to six people.

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Mosaic Introduction Day

Out of the Blue Abbeymount, 2 Easter Road, Edinburgh EH7 5AN

For this Mosaic Introduction Day we will start with a short overview of the various methods, approaches and possibilities of mosaic making before focusing on the techniques of the art including materials, cutting, adhesives and grouting. You will then work on your own mosaic, either using your own design or choosing from a selection of pre-prepared templates. Your mosaic will need time to dry so the class will include a grouting demonstration and you will take home a small bag of grout and instructions to finish the mosaic at home.

What’s included: Tools and equipment, ceramic and vitreous glass tiles, bases, adhesives and course notes. Tea, coffee and wrapped biscuits are available throughout the day. 

What to bring: An apron or big shirt and a shallow box to take your work home.

Want to go deeper into THE world of mosaic art?

Why not consider a full week of Classical and Contemporary Mosaics on a Grecian mountain side: https://helenmilesmosaics.org/product/residential-mosaic-workshop/

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Date

Saturday, August 6, 2022