Workhouse Arts Center

Currently Closed to the Public

Spring 2020

(In-Person Classes and Workshops Meet in Building W-7, Flat Room 716)

Making Mosaics at Home- LIVE ONLINE CLASS

Session A:  Tuesday Evenings 7:00 – 9:30 p.m. May 19, 26, June 2, 9

Session B:  Thursday Mornings 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. May 21, 28, June 4, 11

Create your own beautiful mosaic at home.  We will meet online using the Zoom platform.  You will be assigned 'homework' which will prepare you for the following week's lesson.  New student kits can be ordered from the instructor or you can acquire your own tools and materials.  Suggested vendor list will be provided to all registered students.  This is a fast track class suitable for beginners to expert.

Week 1 Setting up your home studio, safety, selecting your project, deciding upon appropriate tools, materials, and method. Make up of a mosaic. Homework: gather your tools and materials for the following week. Secure a photo reference and/or pattern.

Week 2 Learn how to cut your materials with different tools. Color theory and andamento. Creating a pattern if you need to. Homework:  Create pattern, cut tesserae and prepare for gluing.

Week 3 Properly adhering tesserae for best results. Paying attention to the details that make the difference. Having fun, achieving flow and finding your voice. Homework: glue down your tesserae

Week 4 Grouting and finishing your mosaic and preparing for display.

New Student Kit Shipped Priority Mail $95

New Student Kit No Contact Pick Up In Reston $80

Write to Instructor for a vendor list


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