BEGINNING GLASS MOSAICS

Instructor: Laurel True

Dates and times:

Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, Sunday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
March 2 - 3, 2013 (2-DAY WEEKEND WORKSHOP)  

Description: A great introduction to glass mosaics! Glass is a beautiful medium for mosaics. In this beginner friendly class, students will design and create their own glass mosaic piece. Class will focus on designing for glass mosaics, introduction to different types of glass tesserae used by contemporary mosaic artists and surfaces suitable for glass mosaic projects. Instructor will demonstrate the proper use of glass cutting tools for mosaic, cutting and shaping techniques, different types of lay patterns and adhesives for glass and their appropriate applications. Instructor will present a literal visual encyclopedia of glass mosaic materials available to mosaic artists today - from low end recycled materials to high end specialty materials. Students will have plenty of colorful glass to work with for their projects. Sample designs will also be offered for student use. Students will create a 12" x 12" glass mosaic to take home for interior display. No experience necessary, beginning and returning students welcome
Level: Any
Class Price:
Register before February 16: $195,
register February 16 - March 2: $225
Materials: Included  
Class size: Minimum 6, Maximum 10