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Three hour mosaic making taster

Three hour mosaic making taster

Duration:3 hours total
Includes:Drinks and Equipment
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I'm a mosaic artist with a reputation as a maker of finely executed pieces inspired by ancient mosaics but with a contemporary feel. I studied with master craftsmen in Greece and specialise in using marble and stone but love the variety of mosaic materials from ceramics and glass to pebbles, shells and broken crockery. I am an experienced mosaic teacher who brings together students with diverse…
Helen
Helen
Helen
Helen

What we’ll do

From the moment you arrive you will be immersed in the world of mosaics. We will start with a short overview of the various methods, approaches and possibilities of mosaic making before focusing on the techniques of the art including materials, cutting, adhesives and grouting. You will then work on your own mosaic on mesh choosing from a selection of pre-prepared templates. The class will include…

What else you should know

Mosaic making is a slow, meditative process. This class will give you a taste of what's involved and how to make mosaics and my aim is for every student to take home a completed piece.

What I’ll provide

Drinks
Tea and coffee
Equipment
Tools and materials

What to bring

Apron or big shirt

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Where you'll be

Out of the Blue Abbeymount Studios is a centre for making, creating and design in Edinburgh, a 25 minute walk from the city centre or 15 minutes by bus. It is a converted Victorian school with more than 30 artists studios ranging from jewellery making to ceramics , woodwork and illustration. We will be using the ceramics studio for our mosaic workshop which has lovely natural light and there are a variety of great cafes nearby.

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 5 guests ages 15 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

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Mosaic making is a slow, meditative process. This class will give you a taste of what's involved and how to make mosaics and my aim is for every student to take home a completed piece.
Helen
craft class
Three hour mosaic making taster
1 review
£55 per person
1 review
£55 per person