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MOSAIC COURSE DIRECTORY
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NB. The courses listed below are grouped into rough geographical areas to help find one near you.
Courses in London
NEW - Mosaic Courses by Jo Thorpe
July & September 2019
We are really pleased to announce the return of former Mosaic Workshop colleague Jo Thorpe to the world of mosaic teaching. She is offering 2 courses at Froth & Rind in Walthamstow Village - one for beginners and for all levels.
Jo is a highly experienced mosaic artist who was employed full-time at Mosaic Workshop for 10 years producing mosaic with Emma Biggs & Tessa Hunkin. She was an integral part of the team and worked on many major commissions including a series of chapels at Westminster Cathedral as well as numerous mosaic restoration projects including the National Portrait Gallery, the Victoria & Albert Museum and the War Office. Private commissions include work in the homes of DJ and festival organiser Rob da Bank and singer Emma Bunton and large mosaic panels at Aston Villa Football Club.
The course dates are as follows:
13th/14th July Mosaic Making Masterclass - Further Techniques
28th/29th September Mosaic Making Masterclass - Beginners Weekend
Click here for tickets and more information or email Jo at email@example.com
The London School of Mosaic
The new London School of Mosaic is an exciting and important development in the world of British mosaic. It is the first art school in the UK specialising in Mosaic Studies. It offers a 1 year Mosaic Diploma and a 3 year Mosaic Studies degree as well as short weekend and evening courses. It also works within the community and seeks to use mosaic to enhance public spaces.
All courses take place at London School of Mosaic,
181 Mansfield Road
Heart in Art Mosaic Courses @ BeeUrban Kennington Park, South London.
Local mosaic artist Kes Young is running mosaic courses for beginners at Bee Urban, an environmental social enterprise at Kennington Park, St Agnes Place, London SE11 4BE. The courses are held weekly on Wednesdays between 6.30pm and 8.30pm - £ 22.00 per session or £60 for four. Payments can be made on the day of the class.
For more information visit heartinartworkshops.co.uk, call Kes on 07930 334088 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Courses by Vanessa Benson in Central London
Vanessa runs courses at The City Lit and Morley College.
Courses at The City Lit, Keeley Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B 4BA
Multiple listings. For dates and availability read full course details
Make beautiful mosaics for your home and garden. Ideal for beginners, we will focus on the indirect and double indirect methods, which involve fixing your mosaic onto a temporary base before transferring it into a surface, or casting it into concrete. Please bring ideas/sketches. Basic materials included. Click here to see more information.
For more general information on all courses at The City Lit follow this link - www.citylit.ac.uk
Courses at Morley College, 61 Westminster Bridge Rd, London SE1 7HT
The termly course is called 'Mosaics Workshop' and it takes place on Tuesday nights, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Develop Creative expression and confidence in this classic art form. Explore a variety of materials including recycling. We practice a wide range of approaches from Fine Art to Ornament, to creating pieces for your home or garden. Application may be 2D or 3D. Suitable for all levels.
Classes in S.E London by Wendy Arnold-Dean
Wendy runs regular classes in her home in Catford, S.E London. You can choose from taster sessions, half & full-day courses and a series of evening classes. The courses cater for beginners and the more experienced mosaicist.
For more information visit http://mosaicsatheart.co.uk/news/ or contact Wendy directly by email email@example.com or phone 07818 670470.
Mosaic Class at The Somerville, Peckham S.E London
A fabulous mosaic course run by mosaic artist Joni McDougall spanning two terms at The Somerville. Joni is an acclaimed artist and professional member of the British Association for Modern Mosaic.
In term one come and be involved in our community mosaic project working with an established mosaic artist and teacher and a group that is friendly and dynamic. This is a free eleven week course starts on Wednesday 9 January 2019 from 11.30 to 3.30.
In term two commencing Wednesday 24 April develop your own design ideas to make a beautiful mosaic for your home or garden. The course is suitable for beginners and experienced artists. The cost to students is £40; this covers full tuition for a twelve week term (11.30 to 3.30), use of tools and materials, you will make an individual piece measuring 30cm x 30 cm to take home.
Courses in Brixton by South London Mosaic
South London Mosaic is a studio run by highly experienced Italian mosaic artist Giulia Manzoni where you can learn the ancient art of Mosaic through standard and short weekend courses. Giulia is a graduate of the Splimbergo Mosaic School in Italy and has been teaching mosaic in the UK at Southbank Mosaics and more recently at the London School of Mosaic.
The courses are run during the week and at weekends and are suitable for beginners or the more experienced mosaicists.
For dates and more information please visit https://www.southlondonmosaic.com/courses or call Giulia on 079042 69179.
Classes in S.E London at Mozaicoa：Forest Hill.
Kumiko is a Japanese mosaic artist who fell in love with free style mixed media
Kumiko is running mosaic art classes in Forest Hill, SE London 5 min. walk from
Abundant variety of stained glasses, ceramics, tesserae, shells etc. available for you
Mosaic Classes with Alex McHallam
Bethnal Green, London E2
Classes are held every Tuesday evening from 6.30 to 9pm in the Community Art Room, in the Crypt of St John’s on Bethnal Green, 200 Cambridge Heath Road, Bethnal Green, E2
Students who are new to the craft start with a small project to familiarise themselves with the techniques, tools and materials. Students who have already done mosaic can work on their own projects in the classes and receive tuition and guidance as necessary.
There is a limited range of materials in the studio but students may want to use their own for particular projects. As well as using mosaic tiles students are encouraged to use recycled materials such as crockery and old ceramics.
For more details call Alex on 07751 880247 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Art Mondays - London N8
Alex McHallam is also running mosaic classes suitable for all levels from 7.00pm - 9.00pm every Monday evening in Earl Haigh Hall, Elder Avenue, Crouch End, London N8. £60 for 4 classes including basic materials.
For more details call Alex on 07751 880247 or email email@example.com
Mosaic Classes with Leona in Muswell Hill, London N10
Leona has a decade of Mosaic experience and has a variety of mosaic murals installed in North London, one of which was opened by Jeremy Corbyn. Relax and enjoy the Art of Mosaic in an informal, supportive environment. Easily accessed by Public Transport and free parking for those who drive. Leona’s Mosaic Classes are attended by both absolute beginners and those with a little experience.
Mosaic & Tile-Making Classes at Art4Space in Stockwell
The classes are run by artists with over 15 years mosaic and ceramic experience who have a real passion for their art forms. The artists will inspire you to explore your creativity in a relaxed learning environment. These classes covers the basics as well as more advanced techniques – dive in at whatever level suits you! You will be introduced to the fundamentals of mosaics and ceramic which will allow you to progress onto further projects, e.g a mosaic art piece, plant pot, mirror frame, table top etc
Forthcoming classes – all classes 6.30pm – 9pm (Tuesday Evenings)
We have a studio packed full of amazing materials for you to use and create your own art piece
Costs: 10 week course – £230, 5 week course – £120, Drop in – £25. For more information or to book a place contact Jewels on firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 07816386270.
Daytime, Evening Courses & One Day
Workshops in S.W. London
For more details & course dates visit Concetta's website http://glitteringshards.com or ring 07960 109860.
Courses in the South of England
Sculpture for Mosaics Courses in Brighton with Liz Tiranti.
Liz Tiranti (de Ath) runs workshops from her studio in Hove. She has over 20 years of experience working to mosaic commission and teaching. Now specialising in sculpture for mosaics she offers group and one to one courses on all aspects of sculpting and rendering polystyrene ready for mosaic work. It is a robust, lightweight method of creating forms for outdoors. Along with going home with your unique creation the courses include how to install your sculpture, comprehensive handouts and details of specialist suppliers. If you want to get this right, then Liz can show you how.
For more information on this and other classes please go to the website www.inspiredmosaicsstudio.com or call Liz on 07973 273377
Mosaic Workshops with Hannah Griffiths, in
Battle, East Sussex.
Hannah runs mosaic workshops encouraging people to explore and experiment in the relaxed, creative environment of her studio in Battle.
Courses in Brighton & Shoreham Beach,
Sussex by Sue Penrose Mosaics
One and two day weekend adult mosaic courses, for beginners upwards. Groups are small, (maximum 5),friendly and tailored to individual needs. They take place in my lovely flat near brighton and Hove seafront, or in our glass art workshop on Shorham Beach. Weekly classes are also held in Shoreham on a Thursday morning.
Costs £95 for one day, or for a 4 week block of drop-in Thursday classes. £180 for a 2 day course. All tools and materials provided and included in the price.
Workshops in Brighton
Artist Gillian Steer runs mosaic classes in Brighton. The courses cost £40 per day which includes all materials and lunch. Gillian also offers adults & children's courses for groups of 3 to 12 people.
For full details see her website - www.mosaicworkshops.net or call Gillian on 07789012964.
Adult Mosaic Workshops in Bedfordshire
Jane Visick is a professional mosaic artist offering weekend mosaic workshops, aimed at people who are looking for an unusual and creative weekend break. The workshops begin on Friday evening and run until Sunday evening, and cater for between 3 and 5 students. So if you are a complete beginner, or if you have some experience, Jane’s one-to-one tuition will help you realise your potential. Refreshments, lunch, all materials, tools and special clothing are included in the price.
See Jane’s website for more details www.janevisickmosaics.co.uk/tuition.html. Alternatively you can just call Jane on 07887 942 459.
Roman Mosaic Workshops:
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
Run by Lawrence Payne an Italian trained mosaicist, at public venues and museums around the country. 1-Day workshops to make a Roman mosaic panel in marble, included also is the background and history on mosaics of the ancient world up to approximately 500AD.
For details see www.romanmosaicworkshops.com
Making Mosaics: Saffron Walden
Making Mosaics runs mosaic courses in Essex in small, informal and fun groups, with wonderful materials and creative teaching.
www.annecardwell.co.uk or call Anne on 01799 501137
Mosaic Courses in Milton Keynes, Bucks.
For more information visit www.melaniewattsmosaics.artweb.com or call 07760820264.
Mosaic Courses near Thame, Oxfordshire
Rosalind Wates teaches both beginners and experienced mosaicists at the Phoenix Studio in Thame, Oxfordshire which provides an informal and friendly environment. Although she teaches classical styles and techniques, the emphasis is on individual creativity. Roz also teaches at The Ardington School of Crafts - also in Oxfordshire.
For course dates visit http://www.rosalindwates.co.uk/mosaic-courses.html
For further information or to discuss particular projects please contact Roz on 01844 351074 or email email@example.com
Mosaic Courses in Meriden, West Midlands
Ann Tyson is running 1-day workshops in which you will be able to make your own beautiful mosaic. Take a lovely piece of art home with you that you have designed and made yourself and enjoy the company of a small relaxed group in a beautiful rural studio. You will learn how to use mosaic tools, how to cut shapes and which adhesives and materials to use. You will learn how to decorate a plant pot, stepping stones or a plaque for your wall. You will be able to choose on the day if you prefer to create an indoor or an outdoor mosaic.
Lunch will be served outside on the decking (weather permitting) with a glass of Prosecco, a Bucks Fizz or home made lemonade. For more information or bookings visit http://www.flowerpotmosaics.co.uk/index.html
Pebble Mosaic Courses in the Cotswolds
Artist Sue Rew runs Pebble Mosaic courses at her studio in Great Wolford on the edge of the Cotswolds. Sue offers courses for beginners and the more advanced mosaicist.
Courses in Wiltshire by Emma Leith
Mosaic courses take place at Emma's workshop in Box in Wiltshire. They are suitable for beginners and the more experienced mosaicist. Classes have a maximum of six students. Tools and a wide variety of materials are provided as well as a homemade vegetarian lunch and lots of tea & cake !
Click here for more information, dates & prices or call 01225 805682.
Mosaic Courses by Kate Rattray in Somerset, UK
Kate is a very experienced mosaic teacher who runs courses in various venues throughout the year.
All courses include all materials for your projects, refreshments, a light lunch and an e-book of course notes. Unless otherwise stated we use glass and ceramic mosaic tiles for all projects in a wide range of colours and tones.
For further details visit www.rattraymosaics.co.uk/courses.
Stained Glass Garden Mosaic Course near Tiverton, Mid-Devon by Sue Smith
1 or 2 day courses near Tiverton, Mid-Devon. £80 per day including tools and materials.
The workshops teach you how to cut stained glass using a variety of cutting tools to create beautiful, bright garden mosaics. Full work and suppliers sheets are provided as well as details of the tools & equipment you need & how to source your materials.
Sue will teach you how the materials used will make your work waterproof and suitable for year long garden display. This is an unusual style of mosaic so your work will not only be unique but hopefully the envy of all your friends. The aim of the course is to teach you the technique bringing with it the confidence and knowledge to start a project on your own. If you wish to bring a design with you, please do, but try to keep it fairly simple so the time can be spent on mastering this specialist craft.
Mosaic Courses at organicARTS in Ide nr. Exeter
organicARTS is an educational charity that promotes the arts and rural issues through educational visits and walks, classes, workshops, community projects, exhibitions and performances. They run drop-in mosaic courses every Thursday for £10. They also run starter days every month which cost £20. These include basic materials and use of tools. Courses run from 10 am to 1pm.
For more information visit click here or call 01392 811080.
Mosaic Courses in South Devon - Jan O'Highway
All classes are small, maximum 6 people, and suitable for any level of experience.
For more information visit www.janohighway.com or call 01803 863223:
Mosaic Courses in the Peak District & Oxford
Experienced mosaicist Peter Massey offers a variety of mosaic courses throughout the year at Zantium Studios at Hopton in Derbyshire and at Waterperry Gardens in Wheatley, near Oxford. Zantium also offer a range of courses in other art and craft disciplines. Take home new skills, imaginative ideas and your own hand crafted works of art.
Numbers are limited to a maximum of 8 students on most courses to ensure comfortable workspace and plenty of one to one tuition.
For more information and bookings check out their website at https://www.zantium.co.uk/courses/ or call 01629 824377
Mosaic Courses Scarborough North Yorkshire
Mosaic artist Joy Sturgess runs mosaic courses throughout the year in both the direct and indirect method. Full support is given at all stages of the process, and the aim for all course participants is to complete a mosaic for home or garden. Joy has a good range of materials (glass and unglazed ceramic) which are included in the course fee. All courses are run in Joy's beautiful studio very close to the sea and a short walk from Anne Bronte's grave.
For more information & bookings visit http://www.joysturgessmosaics.com/mosaic-courses.html or call 07542797777.
Mosaic Courses in Yorkshire by David James
David James of Olicana Mosaics is a renowned pebble mosaic artist who is offering two types of introductory courses at his studio in central Ilkley, one of Yorkshire's prettiest towns. On these one day courses you can learn to make outdoor pebble mosaics in a variety of shapes or you can learn the basics of mosaic making using standard ceramic mosaic tesserae choosing from a selection of Roman-inspired designs. All tools & materials are provided.
For more information about the courses, dates & costs contact David at firstname.lastname@example.org or ring 079800862266.
NEW - Mosaic Courses in North Yorkshire
Mosaic artist Sue Kershaw is now running one day introductory mosaic workshops at her home studio in Huttons Ambo, 15 miles NE of York, North Yorkshire (set in the Howardian Hills, AONB - an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - and overlooking the stunning Yorkshire Wolds). Learn how to design and create your own mosaics using the direct method by creating a 22cm sq indoor mosaic plaque. Select from a large choice of materials and be inspired by an extensive display of mosaics, books and resources. Tips on suitable designs for mosaics and different mosaic styles will be discussed along with future possible projects (including lamps, tables, floors, vases etc).
Julie Vernon Mosaics, Nottingham
Learn how to make mosaics with Nottingham based artist Julie Vernon. Anyone can have a go, no drawing or artistic skills required and you will be delighted by the results. Workshops organised at various locations throughout the year.
For more information Call Julie on 0115 9234563 / 077894 56885
Courses in Manchester with Tracey Cartlidge
Courses in Manchester with Tracey Cartledge
Studio Workshops in Manchester with Tracey Cartledge
Saturday workshops provide the time required to explore specific areas of mosaic work, including garden stepping stones, table tops, flower pots, glass mandalas and more, as well as the very popular “Introduction to Mosaic” full day beginner's workshop. Please check website for dates: http://www.traceycartledge.co.uk/
Weekly Mosaic Evening Class in Manchester with Tracey Cartledge
This is a relaxed group session where participants work at various levels on their individual projects. Beginners are given plenty of help and instruction and the whole group encourages and inspires each other, supported by the guidance of mosaic artist Tracey Cartledge.
Mosaic Courses in Scotland
Joanna Kessel MA RCA
Joanna specialises in the design and fabrication of mosaic artworks for domestic and public spaces. Joanna is an enthusiastic teacher and runs a wide variety of mosaic-based workshops from her studio in Edinburgh. They include beginners classes as well as a range of more specialised mosaic workshops such as mosaic jewellery, exterior mosaics & abstract creative mosaics. For more information visit Joanna's website.
For course dates, further information and bookings please contact Joanna:
Helen is a mosaic artist with a reputation for finely executed pieces inspired by ancient mosaics but with a contemporary feel. Helen studied the art of mosaics with master craftsmen in Greece and specialises in using marble and stone
Mosaic Classes at Abbeymount, Edinburgh 2019.
Courses in Crieff, Perthshire
The residential classes based at Katy’s B&B are a fun way to learn the basics of mosaics; to develop new techniques and to extend existing knowledge. We are avid recyclers, many of the materials are salvaged glass and china. The courses have recently been described as a ‘spa break’ for creative people.
Learn the techniques of cutting and nipping tiles and other ceramic items to create several pieces of mosaic art. This art holiday will give you the basic skills to create wall panels and mirror frames in the class and give you the courage to extend your skills once at home.
Mosaic Courses in Bodrum, Turkey
Mosaic artist & BAMM member Ingrid Roosen runs this all-inclusive creative mosaic holiday suitable for singles, friends and couples. Small Group of 1 to 4 adults – beginners & advanced. Adults only. All mosaic materials, tools & equipment will be provided free of charge. Learn and practice a unique craft whilst enjoying a relaxing holiday with like-minded people, & be inspired by truly stunning surroundings. Unleash your creative side & stay at your very own artist retreat by the sea.
For more information contact Ingrid at email@example.com or call UK: 07917 314567 Turkey: +90-(0)534-202-5656
Mary Horgan: Languedoc, France
We run six-day residential mosaic courses every summer in Languedoc, for
" . . . a stimulating stay that feels more like a house party, with your own artwork to take home as a souvenir " - Kitty Corrigan Editor COUNTRY LIVING
Mosaic Courses in Spain.
Running at a large historic house in the foot hills of the Spanish Pyrenees.
NB: The courses advertised above are not run by Mosaic Workshop. Any questions you may have about the courses should be directed to the course tutors.