What you will do
Two session course
Develop your creative skill making a 20x20cm mosaic, using the Indirect technique where the mosaic is created backwards like a mirror image.
The two day mosaic course will give you a full immersion into a mosaic experience, having the opportunity to learn and discover more about this ancient art. The emphasis will be on the making with the opportunity to make more complex designs than on the one day course. However, there will also be the chance to gain some knowledge of the history and evolution of mosaic over the centuries.
All designs are already provided by the tutor. If you wish to bring your own design it will need to be agreed with the tutor in advance before the start of the course.
Please email the tutor in order to receive the templates design after completing your booking.
The course includes all materials.
- Introduction to the course and the techniques;
- Selection of design and materials;
- How to transfer / draw an image to prepare the creation of a - mosaic;
- How to cut and shape tiles to create your own mosaic
- Cutting tiles using mosaic nippers;
- Direct technique, gluing you tessera direct onto wood;
- How to use mosaic tools;
- How to create a mosaic using Andamento (layout) techniques.
- Finishing your mosaic by grouting and cleaening it.
Select a class time
Sun 26 Jan, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sun 23 Feb, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sun 29 Mar, 10:00am - 6:00pm
None of the dates work for you? Let the host know and you will be notified when new dates are added.
You will only receive an email from us if new dates are added for this class, you will not receive any marketing emails, and that's a promise!
We ensure quality. If your class doesn't reach your expectations, we'll give your money back.
About your host, South London Mosaic
Giulia Manzoni is an Italian Graduated Mosaicist from the Mosaic School of Spilimbergo (Italy) where she gained a complete mosaic education spanning from history and design to fabrication and installation. Now based in London, Giulia collaborated on numerous projects such as the floor restoration of the Victoria &Albert Museum. She is also involved in several bespoken mosaic projects and in mosaic teaching.
Her mosaic teaching experience started in 2014 when she was working as Costumer Mosaic Designer in a mosaic studio based in San Francisco. After moving to London she started her own mosaic courses under the name of South London Mosaic.
South London Mosaic is a mosaic studio open to everyone, beginners, hobbyists and for those who would like to improve their own mosaic skills. Is a studio where the students have the opportunity to learn the ancient art of Mosaic through short weekend workshops and one to one session. The purpose of these courses is to provide them the best opportunity and experince to create a piece of art guided by the knowledge of an expert mosaicist.
Flexible cancellation policy
Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.