Learn the basic skills and materials involved in completing beautiful glass mosaic projects from start to finish in this 4 session class. We will learn glass cutting and tile breaking; grouting, glueing, grinding and thin-setting, selecting glass and substrates, hanging, and how to clean our mosaics.You will also train your artistic eye and learn the different approaches of glass impressionism, realism and abstraction. Over the four weeks, you will complete two custom projects! All skill levels are welcome.
A $30 materials fee is due to the teacher on the first day of class.
This is a 4 session class, Tuesdays 6-8pm:
- Jan 21, 28, Feb 4, 11, or
- Mar 10, 17, 24, 31
In this workshop, we will:
- learn how to safely cut glass and break tiles
- cement, grout and/or glue mosaic pieces to a base
- develop our 'artistic eye'
- make two custom glass mosaics
The following supplies are included:
- several colors of glass
- all necessary tools for cutting and adhesion
You can bring:
- close toed shoes
You will go home with:
- your own handmade glass mosaics
- the knowledge to keep creating with glass
Hello my name is Miles. I love to create! It has been my joy to create art for many years. Eclectic onsite experience and in-depth academic schooling has taught me much that I am honored to share with you. Recently I create work centering around spirituality and nature's inherent beauty. If you are interested in seeing more of my artwork please visit: www.cargocollective.com/milesmathewsI am grateful for this opportunity to facilitate these mosaic workshops together; I am happy to meet you to see what we will create. I appreciate your time and I am eager for our encounter. Be well, all the best, Miles