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Mosaics for Beginners

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$369 Limited inc GST / $184.50 / $295.20 / $332.10
Mosaics for Beginners

<p><b><a href="/courses/art-classes-sydney/glass-art-classes-courses-sydney">Learn</a> Mosaics for Beginners in Sydney.</b></p><p>Mosaics for Beginners teaches you the timeless art of mosaics with

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$369 Limited inc GST / $184.50 / $295.20 / $332.10
Materials are provided and included in the course fee.

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Course description

Learn Mosaics for Beginners in Sydney.

Mosaics for Beginners teaches you the timeless art of mosaics with traditional and modern mosaic techniques. In a surprisingly short time you could be decorating your house and garden with beautiful mosaics.

All materials, such as tiles in many different colours, glue and grout are included in the course fee and will be supplied by our lovely expert tutor.

During this course you can decorate a table, a mirror surround, a garden pot or any other object you wish to mosaic.

Course content
  • Introduction and the history of mosaics
  • Explanation of the indirect method of mosaic making, which will be used in the class. For this method the design is drawn and then transferred on to a piece of brown paper and then on to the object to be mosaicked
  • Choosing of a design from templates supplied in class – no drawing skills required
  • Transferring of design in reverse on to brown paper
  • Demonstration of how to use the cutting tools to make the variety of shapes that are used in mosaic making, small squares, triangles, random shapes and fine shapes.
  • Discussion of the importance of directional lines and the choice of colours in a mosaic
  • Gluing of cut pieces of tile on to the brown paper with water based glue
  • Transferring the finished mosaic on to a piece of board using cement based adhesive.
  • Grouting the joints of the mosaic
  • Final discussion of skills learnt and how they can be applied in making mosaics for the house and garden
Learning outcomes

By the end of this Mosaics for Beginners Class you will

  • understand the basic techniques involved in making mosaics
  • learn about the versatility of materials
  • appreciate the use of mosaics both within the house and in the garden
What we provide
  • Tiles, glue and grout are included in the course fee will be supplied by your tutor.
Please bring to class
  • Safety glasses (needed on the first night)
  • Pencil
  • Drawing pad
Feedback from past students

"I thoroughly enjoyed the course, learnt a lot and got a lot done."

"Her knowledge of the topic was very good and very experienced."

"Excellent!"

Other Information
  • Please wear closed in shoes.
  • Avoid disappointment. Enrol early.*

Please ensure that you have given a valid email and mobile number as all course changes will be communicated via sms or email.

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