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Garden Mosaics

Date: Saturday, July 16, 2022
Time: 10am - 4pm
Venue: The Courthouse
All materials are provided. You are welcome to bring your own design, whether this be for a house number plaque or a sign. You may also choose from one of the designs provided.

Design a mosaic piece to place in your garden or outside your home. Using vitreous glass and French porcelain, you will learn the intricate process of making mosaics.

In this workshop you’ll learn the process of making mosaics, with tips on design and style as well as lots of inspiration available. This workshop is particularly for those who have done a beginners class in Mosaics before and now wish to grow on their skills.

The workshop will be run by artist Sue Kershaw, whose designs feature sometimes thousands of intricate, hand-cut pieces known as tesserae. These pieces range from teacup shards made from Ganges clay that were collected in India, to seashore glass from Sicily. Gold leaf, aicis glass and French porcelain are also present throughout her work.

Sue facilitates workshops and community art projects across the UK, and works to commission from her studio based in Ryedale, North Yorkshire. Her commissions include a hospital mosaic fountain for NHS Hull, and a ‘Hope’ wall mosaic for Trafford Macmillans Care Centre. Sue’s work combines a love of nature and literature with geometrics:

I am passionately driven to achieve a harmonious balance between creating a strong initial design with the physical creation and arrangement of tesserae that flow throughout the work.’

Please book early to avoid disappointment

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Suitable For: All Abilities

£60 (£50 + £10 materials)

£60.00

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