Make something beautiful for your house or garden with this ancient fascinating art. This course in mosaic art will teach you from the basics through to some more advanced techniques in practice and theory. Suitable for all levels. Reasonable dexterity required to handle nippers.
Tutor: Anne CardwellAnne Cardwell is a designer and mosaic artist, originally from Northern Ireland but now based in Essex. After a career in graphic design Anne switched the keyboard for nippers and tiles and has been making and teaching mosaic art for 2 decades. Anne has a lively modern style and is also the author of Stylish Mosaics, published by Hamlyn books, which shows twenty contemporary mosaic art projects.
Before You Attend
What to bring
- Students are welcome to bring any china or special tiles they are considering and bases will be provided. Please contact the tutor in advance if you wish to bring your own.
- Some ideas for an A3 mosaic - Pinterest is an excellent source.
- An apron, your own eye protection goggles, or use ours.
Everything else you need is provided.
If you want to continue to work at home after the course buy a pair of Leoponit wheeled nippers, widely available. Useful website www.thecraftkit.com