It is the first step of learning the different techniques used in the construction and installation of mosaics.You will learn about Mosaic history, the development of the art over thousands of years, the fundamental skills you need to make your first mosaic you will explore a variety of materials, glass, ceramic, pebble, smalti, china, also glues, grouts, sealers, tools and safety gear. You will learn how to cut and place tesserae using the direct method. Issues such as design and colour choices will be also covered. The skills, which you will learn in the Basic Mosaic Course, will enable you to deal with larger and more ambitions projects.
Mosaic art is one of the oldest forms of artistic expression known to man. The teaching of mosaic techniques is the main focus of Glass Mosaic Canada, With over 10years of experience in creating mosaics and teaching this ancient art form; we are pleased to pass on all our expertise in our courses. Whether you have worked on mosaics or not, we can offer a workshop that is suited to you. In our courses we focus on the practical knowledge behind the different mosaic techniques. Planning of a mosaic is the most important step, so we will teach you how to prepare for your project to ensure that it is a success. Our classes are small. Typically no class will be more than 7 people so that each student gets the required attention.
In Glass Mosaic Canada, we would like to consider you part of our family. We encourage all of our students to contact or visit us for advice or for help, to finish or repair a mosaic, to look for inspiration and ideas.
Your safety is our main priority during our courses. We try to do everything possible to minimise the chance of being hurt during our courses, and we always have a first aid kit handy in case of injury.