You will be taught the basics of cutting and fixing tiles to boards to create small decorative pieces, and you will make two small mosaics during the day.
The first will be a coaster to learn about materials, cutting, arranging, fixing, grouting, colour and design. The second will be a 15 or 17cm square decorative piece. You may wish to source and incorporate elements from old plates and cups into your design.
Grouting will be demonstrated and grout supplied for you to take home. The tutor will discuss how to do this, as grout cannot be applied the same day, because the tiles might not be fixed.
Timetable for one day courses
Students should arrive by 9am for registration.
Classes are from 9.15 - 5pm
Lunch is included.
Joanna tutors with a focus on surface qualities and 2 dimensional design. She trained initially in Printed Textile Design at Manchester and then in Ceramics at The Royal College of Art. She has 30 years of teaching experience in colleges, universities, schools, museums and galleries. Joanna is a long standing member of Contemporary Applied Arts.
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