Mosaics for Beginners


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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>Join this course to learn the timeless art of mosaics, using both

Materials are provided and included in the course fee.

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Course description

Learn Mosaics for Beginners in Sydney.

Join this course to learn the timeless art of mosaics, using both traditional and modern mosaic techniques. It’s a great way to add colour and texture to range of everyday objects, as you upcycle and re-use tiles to decorate your house and garden with beautiful mosaics.

With all materials provided, you’ll get to work decorating a table, mirror surround, garden pot or other object you wish to mosaic. Within a surprisingly short time, you’ll have your own colourful mosaics on display for your friends and family.

Course content
  • Introduction and the history of mosaics
  • Explanation of the indirect method of mosaic making, which will be used in the class
  • Choosing a design from templates supplied in class – no drawing skills required
  • Transferring design in reverse onto brown paper
  • Demonstration of how to use the cutting tools to get the variety of shapes used in mosaic making
  • Discussion of the importance of directional lines and colour choice in a mosaic
  • Gluing cut pieces of tile onto paper with water based glue
  • Transferring the finished mosaic onto 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 to making more mosaics for the house and garden
Learning outcomes

By the end of this course you will:

  • understand the basic techniques involved in making mosaics
  • have learned 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 and 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."


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.

Course testimonials:

  • Lucy said: This was a very affordable way to spend time learning a new skill. It was quite directed once the basics had been covered, but it helped me stay on track by providing a space and regular meeting times to work on my project. I really enjoyed it and would recommend, thank you!

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