NEW! Roman Mosaics Course - Improvers & Beginners (Monday Evening)


NEW! Roman Mosaics Course

for Improvers & Beginners (Monday Evening) 

Monday 6th February – Monday 27th March 2017
8 weeks class: Roman Direct Mosaic

Time: 18.30 - 21:00

THIS COURSE IS FULLY BOOKED -  PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE TO ADD YOUR NAME TO THE WAITING LIST FOR THE NEXT ROMAN MOSAIC COURSE.

Great and fun opportunity to make a copy of a roman mosaic using modern mosaic materials and tools with the help of an experienced mosaic artist from Spilimbergo school, Italy!

The aim of the course is to bring you through a roman mosaic making experience where you will complete your own mosaic size 20cm x 20cm using ceramic tiles and tile nippers.

The mosaic will be made through the direct technique, the same used in ancient times. You will learn how to understand and apply the original roman andamento and basic mosaic skills, learning how to cut and shape ceramic tiles, lay and grout this material into your chosen design. The emphasis will be on the making but there will also be an opportunity to gain some knowledge of the history of Roman mosaics. All equipment and materials are supplied.

A variety of designs are provided, all taken from original Roman mosaic. Please send us your design code after completing the payment.

Course content :

  • Briefly explenation about what mosaic is, its history and development through the ages;

  • Study of dividing the image into a roman mosaic layout (Andamenti) and prepare the working surface, to which tiles will be applied;

  • How to use mosaic making tools such as tile nippers, how to lay mosaic tiles using tweezers and adhesive cement onto a wood support;

  • Producing a mosaic piece from a sketch using a direct technique;

  • Grouting , cleaning and finishing your mosaic.
     

Price: £195 - includes all materials


THIS COURSE IS FULLY BOOKED -  PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE TO ADD YOUR NAME TO THE WAITING LIST FOR THE NEXT ROMAN MOSAIC COURSE:

PHONE: 020 7620 6070 / EMAIL: info@southbankmosaics.com

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