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LA CRUZ    Mosaic Workshop schedule for FEB  2018 

WeWe will 

TBA ( Session 1)

One week intensive in the direct method using 

Mexican talavera, ceramic tile and mixed media.

Students will learn to design and select materials, prepare a substrate ( base) ,set materials in the "direct method" and finish the piece with a suitable grout. ( Direct method allows for 3-D and uneven more textural surfaces). The direct method is fun and inspired, working with creative process as the piece manifests.

Students will learn techniques for cutting and using local materials as well as basic theory in contemporary mosaic design, colour and movement. No experience necessary. Schedule Monday to Wednesday 10 -3. Thursday - open studio time. Friday 10 - 2 PM finishing and grouting techniques.The workshop location to be announced.

Cost $600 US includes all materials and use of tools. Preregistration necessary and deposit to hold spot.

TBA  2019

One week intensive in the the indirect (or double direct method).

We explore colour, design and movement while creating a flat or functional surface which could be used for an architectural application or small table. The technique allows one to follow intricate patterns and designs in a more contemplated way and 

control the work without having to work against time in setting.

No experience necessary. Schedule Monday to Wednesday 10 -3. Thursday - open studio time. Friday 10 - 2 finishing and grouting techniques.The workshop location to be announced.

Cost $600 US includes all materials and use of tools.

Preregistration necessary and deposit to hold spot.

Direct method student projects

Indirect method  student projects