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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 FOR 2016 !!
Brixton Mosaic Courses @ The Brixton Pound
Local mosaic artist Kes Young is running mosaic courses for beginners at the office of the Brixton Pound at No.3 Atlantic Road in Brixton. The courses start on Wed 27th January and run from 6.00pm to 8.00pm. - £ 15.00 per session or £ 52 for four sessions. You can pay in normal money or Brixton Pounds !
For more information call Kes on 07930 334088 or email email@example.com
Weekend Mosaic Courses in Central London
Mosaic courses at the award winning Southbank Mosaics studio. Evening and weekend courses in mosaic making for complete beginners or experienced artists.
All courses take place at Southbank Mosaics' central London studio, near Waterloo Station. Address: St.John's Crypt, 73 Waterloo Road SE1 8UD
For more information and to book a place please visit the website: http://www.southbankmosaics.com/category/courses/ , or contact Southbank Mosaics on 0207 620 6070 - 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.
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.
The Art of Mosaic by David Feuerstein at The Prince's School of Traditional Arts, London.
The course will run between from 7th to 28th May at The Prince's School of Traditional Arts in East London. The course will look at a range of mosaic styles, mosaic making techniques, mosaic media and terminology supported by handouts, demonstrations and fun discussions. In this course students will be introduced to the art of mosaic through examples illustrating early Islamic, Roman and Byzantine mosaic.
All students will progress to a finished piece in ceramic, glass, marble or a combination of materials. All necessary tools and materials are provided in order to experience a popular and versatile mosaic making method.
For more information & prices visit https://psta.org.uk/open-programme/the-art-of-mosaic or call 020 7613 8500.
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 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 & Tile Making Classes @ Art4Space
Stockwell SW4 6QU
Mosaic classes are on Tuesday evenings & start on 26th January. We also have tile making classes are on Wednesday evenings. All classes run from 6.30pm – 9.00pm & costs range from £25 - £230. We have a studio full of amazing materials for you to use & create your own art piece.
For more information about Art4Space and classes please click on http://www.art4space.co.uk/the-community-arts-centre/classes/
The Hampstead School Of Art: London
19-21 Kidderpore Avenue, London NW3 7ST
www.art-school-hampstead.co.uk - Tel; 0207 794 1439
Mosaic Worlds: Honor Oak Park - Forest Hill, London
Nathalie Vin holds mosaic workshops at her workshop in SE London for all levels of ability and all backgrounds. You will leave the class with a great sense of what mosaic is all about.
For more information visit www.mosaicworlds.com or contact her on: 0208 690 0014 or 07840 303 103.
Mosaic Workshops at Great Western Studios.
Studio 5, Great Western Studios, 65 Alfred Road, London W2 5EU
Come and learn how to make mosaics in the artists own studio.
The group will be small [maximum 5 students]- both beginners and experienced
students are welcome.
Daytime, Evening Courses & One Day
Workshops in S.W. London
Concetta Perot of Glittering Shards mosaics runs inspiring courses for both beginners and those with mosaic experience at her home studio in South West London. Classes are small, with lots of individual attention and a strong emphasis on the creative process, interaction with materials alongside a thorough grounding in the technical aspects of mosaic making. Concetta's courses are popular, with many students returning again and again.
For more details & course dates visit Concetta's website http://glitteringshards.com or ring 07960 109860.
Lewisham Arthouse: London
Make contemporary ‘memory ware’ using broken china plates, pebbles, shells, beads, buttons… and mosaic mirror frames, planters and table tops.
Weekends and Thursday evenings at Lewisham Arthouse, 140 Lewisham Way, London SE14 6PD. For more information contact Janine Nelson 07940 714241
Mosaic Courses Feltham TW13
Mosaic artist Joy Sturgess runs daytime, evening and weekend courses throughout the year in both the direct and indirect methods. Joy also offers 2 hour taster sessons for people who are new to mosaic and want to give it a try. 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 the spacious and relaxed environment of Joy's home studio, which is easily reached from Richmond, Twickenham, Hounslow and from central London via London Waterloo or the Piccadilly line. For more information and bookings visit: http://www.joysturgessmosaics.com/mosaic-courses.html or call 07542797777
Courses in the South of England
New Summer Course Programme with mosaic artist Elizabeth de Ath in Brighton & Hove.#
5 day course July 25th - 29th @ £550
4 day course August 26th - 29th @ £475
Learn or develop your skills and create your own fabulous, unique mosaic. Wonderful colours and textures and a welcoming atmosphere await you in the garden studio close to the sea. The courses include all materials and delicious lunch.
See the NEW website for full details www.inspiredmosaicsstudio.com
Courses in Brighton & Hove by Sue Penrose
One and two day weekend adult mosaic courses, for beginners upwards. Groups are small and friendly (maximum 4), and take place in my lovely flat near Hove seafront. All tools and materials provided and included in the price.
2015-16 course dates are:
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.
Mosaic Courses by Amy Dury in Hove
Amy Dury runs short courses at the City College Brighton & Hove
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.makingmosaics.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 in an informal and friendly setting. Although she teaches classical styles and techniques, the emphasis is on individual creativity.
15th – 19th August 2016 (For non-beginners. One to five days: £60 - £250. Flexible booking available: please contact Roz for details).
22nd – 23rd August 2016 (For everyone, particularly beginners) (Two days; £100)
Other Courses by Rosalind Wates
Missenden Abbey, Buckinghamshire
Thursday – Friday 25th – 26th August 2016 (Mosaics for the Home) (£155 or £221 residential)
Missenden Abbey at Great Missenden in the Chilterns: a beautiful and ancient setting with all mod cons. Residential or non-residential. For details and to book, please phone the Abbey on 01296 383582, or visit: http://www.missendenabbey-al.co.uk/arca/
Ardington School of Crafts
Weekend 24th – 25th November 2016 (China and Found Objects) (£150)
Two day courses at the charming Ardington School of Crafts near Didcot. To book, telephone 01235 833433, or visit www.ardingtonschoolofcrafts.com
Island of Skyros, Greece
1 Week 3rd – 10th July 2016 (£675)
1 Week 10th – 17th July 2016 (£695)
1 Week 17th – 24th July 2016 (£695)
Sun, sea, sand – and mosaic! Opportunity for other courses, too: yoga, music, dance, wind surfing, & more, in a friendly atmosphere & a beautiful setting. www.skyros.com
For further information or to discuss particular projects please contact Roz on 01844 351074 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Mixed Media Mosaic Workshops - Abingdon
For more info and to enroll please email: email@example.com or call Emma on 07940 384738. For further details on all the workshops and ongoing courses please visit www.memorablemosaics.co.uk & click on the Tuition Menu.
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 in East Devon by Sue Smith
1 or 2 day courses in Broadhembury, Devon. £65 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.
UK Course Dates:
Sue is also teaching in the USA during October 2016. North Carolina 1st & 2nd, Los Angeles 5th & 6th, Montana 8th & 9th.
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.
Mosaic Course in Lifton, Devon
This introductory course will give you a great foundation from which you can continue to design and make at home. Students will learn how to plan a piece, considering colour, shape, pattern and scale. They will then make their own mosaic using glass and/or ceramic tiles and/or other recycled items such as mirror and crockery, cutting, shaping, laying and grouting the elements and applying the design to an item from a range supplied or you can bring your own to decorate such as a tray, place mat, flower pot, vase or picture frame. Everyone will go home with a finished piece at the end of the day.
West Country Creative run a range of art and craft workshops, including mosaics. To find out more or to book, visit our website: www.westcountrycreative.co.uk or email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Jo on 05602 770498.
Further North & Scotland
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 http://www.zantium.co.uk/courses/course_titles.htm or call 01629 824377
NEW - Mosaic Courses by Keeley Metcalfe
Your day with Keeley is a single day workshop to master the basics of Mosaics.
The course costs £74.00 and includes a lovely home cooked lunch with dessert!
Mosaic for Home or Garden
Saturday 5th November, 10am - 4pm. £75 including a delicious lunch at
ArtisOn, Masham, North Yorkshire. ArtisOn is a small, enthusiastic, not-for-profit team providing art and craft workshops in Masham at the heart of the Yorkshire Dales.
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 email@example.com 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).
Mosaic Courses in Stockport, Cheshire
Professional mixed media mosaic artist Rachel Cooke is starting weekend workshops and weekday short courses in 2016 in Stockport, Greater Manchester. The courses will be held in a new large well equipped studio close to transport links. Rachel aims to provide different groups suitable for complete beginners and more experienced artists.
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
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 group as a whole works to encourage and inspire each other, supported by the guidance of mosaic artist Tracey Cartledge.
Workshops & Courses 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. There is also a regular full day beginner's workshop. Please check website for current dates: http://www.traceycartledge.co.uk/workshops_and_events
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.
Mosaic Courses in Edinburgh:
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:
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.
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.