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Course Description

ONLINE: In this online, hands-on course, students are invited to explore the ancient art of mosaics using contemporary materials and techniques. A brief history of mosaic art will be reviewed, as well as examples of current-day mosaic artists' works. Students will learn mosaic techniques that include layout and design, and using shape, color, and texture. Cutting of mosaic tile will be taught. We will discuss the best mosaic tools, adhesives, and found objects for indoor and outdoor use. The use of the color wheel in mosaics will also be explored. Students may use their own form to mosaic or can choose two forms from a selection provided by the instructor. Form options include a leaf, hamsa hand, heart, star, or oval "evil eye." Students will complete up to two mosaic projects during this course. | Lecture + Q&A.
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Section Title
Mosaic Art: Contemporary Materials and Techniques
Type
Online - Zoom
Days
Th
Time
1:30PM to 2:45PM
Dates
Jan 27, 2022 to Mar 24, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
11.2
Delivery Options
Virtual Classroom  
Course Fees
Instructors
Section Notes

Please note: This course is open to all levels from beginner to advanced. Students will need a table or space to work where they can also view their computer device.

Required supplies/fee: Students will purchase materials kit from the instructor for an estimated cost of $55

All necessary tools, forms, an assortment of mosaic glass and ceramic tile materials, adhesive and grout will be provided in class supply kits:

2- forms to mosaic of student's choosing
1- Weldbond indoor adhesive
1- Mosaic glass and ceramic tiles of varying sizes and shapes,
gems, glass beads, found objects and charms
1- Container of pre-mixed Grout
1- pair of disposable gloves
1- Natural Sponge
3- Grout application and removable tools

Class supply kits are available through curbside pickup or can be mailed for an additional fee. For those who are not local, there will be a shipping charge, of up to $20 depending on student form selection. If a student provides their own forms, the class supply kit will be $38.  Payment will be collected at the time of pickup or can be made through Venmo, Zelle, or PayPal. Students will be advised of pickup details once enrolled.