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This 1 day course includes theory and tile cutting practice in the morning and work on a personal project in the afternoon. As well as learning how to cut glass and ceramic tiles safely you’ll also be coached in planning and creating you’re own small mosaic project in the afternoon.
You’ll learn about:
- materials, substrates, adhesives & grouting for best practice
- cutting and shaping of glass and ceramic tiles
- tools, equipment and suppliers
- health and safety
- studio set-up for best practice
- different design methods
- Hints and tips
- tile cutting and grouting demonstration.
Basic materials are included on this course. A small selection of specialist tesserae will be available for purchase should these be required. We’ll also send a letter upon booking to advise other items that you may wish to collect and bring to the class, for example, you are welcome to bring along your favourite piece of broken crockery to incorporate into a mosaic, or some old placemats you wish to breath new life into..
THIS COURSE CAN ALSO BE TAKEN AS PART OF A 2 DAY COURSE – SEE A SEPARATE LISTING FOR THE 2 DAY COURSE OR PLEASE ENQUIRE. RETURNERS ARE ALSO WELCOME TO SIMPLY TAKE DAY 2 OR TO START ON A PROJECT WHILST OTHER STUDENTS ARE BEING COACHED ON THE BASICS ON DAY 1.
Location: Studio 2, Global House 21 Lombard Road Wimbledon SW19 3TZ (The studio door is down the side of the building, on the left just before the Acava studios sign).
Please call 0208 1665 134 on arrival so that we can let you into the building.