10.00am – 4.00pm
£78 inc fresh coffee, home made lunch and cream teas
Materials charge £25
Mosaics at Christmas~ with Helen Clues
Sunday 3rd Dec 'Angels & Robins' or Wednesday 6th Dec 'Xmas Trees & Stars'
A festive version of this lovely, inspiring day with Helen creating some beautiful mosaic pieces, using a combination of vintage broken crockery (known as 'picassiette' in the trade) , coloured glass and ceramic tiles.
The Sunday workshop will be Angels and Robins - followed by Wednesday making Christmas Trees and Stars. Simply choose the day you would most prrefer and look forward to a lovely festive day out. Students will be working with a variety of mosaic materials, using the direct method of creating mosaics for interior display.
There will be a choice of projects and during the session you will learn how to plan your design, choose, cut, shape and assemble your piece. The afternoon will be for grouting and polishing to finish your projects. All materials and fixings for hanging finished pieces are provided. During this session students can choose to make up to two projects. You are welcome to bring any crockery of your own to incorporate into your work.
Christmas Dates : ** Mosacis . Christmas Angels and Robins Sunday 3rd December 2023
Mosaics : Christmas Trees and Stars Wednes 6th December 2023
Please bring: Kindly note there will be a materials charge payable directly to the tutor on the day of £25. Typically this course runs with 8 students. Mosaics can be messy so please also bring an apron etc to protect your clothes.
About the Artist
Helen's mosaic work is decorative and functional, using found, collected and traditional materials. Mosaics by their very nature can be heavy, Helen’s pieces are refined and delicate so reflecting the original objects that inspired them. Helen is represented by galleries throughout the UK and runs workshops encouraging others to explore their own creative potential.