Primrose Mosaics: Beginners Glass Mosaic Worskshop
Hanging Garden Pendant Suncatcher-Swindon, Wiltshire
If you are new to mosaics and glass cutting…no worries! This beginners workshop is ideal for you.
I will be teaching you all the techniques you need to get started using glass to mosaic with. Once you have practised the basics, you will create your own unique design and handcraft yourself a beautiful hanging garden pendant (25cm x 5cm), using coloured glass and other tesserae of your choice, adhered to a clear perspex base. All the materials you use will be weather resistant, so your finished suncatcher can be hung outside to brighten your garden all year round.
Cost includes all tuition, use of tools and materials.
Class Size: Max 6 people
Day 1 Tutorial- You will learn:
How to cut, nip, shape and grind glass safely, using different tools for different effects
About the different types of glass and how they react with light
Which weather resistant materials are suitable for outside use
How to lay tesserae (mosaic pieces)
How to glue the tesserae to the substrate to avoid grout bleed
Day 2 Tutorial – You will learn
How to mix and apply grout and clean your piece (alternatively, you can take the grout and instruction sheet home for a DIY approach)
How to hang your piece
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