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MOSAIC BIRD HOUSE MAKING (2 DAYS) (MARGATE)

£175.00

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Advance your mosaic making skills whist making your own designer bird house. It should have the neighbours tweeting and see certain visitors flock to the area. We’ll inspire with some crazy designs and teach some more advanced tile-cutting techniques.

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MOSAIC BIRD HOUSE MAKING (2 DAYS) (MARGATE)
Event Dates
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7 Mar 2019 at 11:00 am 8 Mar 2019 at 04:00 pm
31 Oct 2019 at 11:00 am 1 Nov 2019 at 04:00 pm

MAKE AND TAKE HOME
A mosaic bird house or two plus a house plaque or smaller mosaic item

WHAT’S INCLUDED
Light refreshments and some mosaic materials.

Includes the cost of a birdhouse or two (you are welcome to bring along your own birdhouse as there are many on the market and you may opt of a grander design.

Some mosaic materials are also provided.

WHAT TO BRING
Please bring a selection of fancy, broken crockery plus any broken ornaments (local charity shops can often save these back and offer them for free).

Please bring a packed lunch. You are also welcome to bring soft bottled drinks.

COURSE CONTENT

  • Health and safety
  • How to make outdoor 3D mosaic items including the selection or creation of bases to ensure longevity
  • Tile cutting and planning a mosaic design
  • Those with some mosaic experience will be coached in more advanced concepts such as flow
  • Adhesives
  • How to grout

Please note that each student will be coached according to their current level to ensure that their mosaic skills advance.

For students with some mosaic experience, we’ll look in more depth at Colour Theory, Light and Shade, Line and Form, Perspective and Composition.  Also ‘Andamento’ – flow or movement and tile spacing which effect mosaic. ‘Opus’ – tile laying techniques will be explored and experimented with.

WHAT TO WEAR: It is recommended that you bring a pair of shoes with covered in toes, a long sleeved sweater and sturdy leg wear (such as jeans) for working in the studio, as pieces of glass/ceramic can sometimes fly off with some force when being cut and shaped.

TAKING WORK HOME:
Mosaic items can be heavy and bulky. Please pre-plan how to take work home at the end of the course particularly if working on larger items such as table tops, bird baths and other bulky items.

BOOKING TERMS Date changes or cancellations are possible with no charge more than 4 weeks notice from the course start. Cancellations with two weeks to one month from the course start incur a 50% charge.   No refund will be given within 2 weeks of the course start. We do however allow people to send someone else in their place – simply let us know the name of the person who will take your place in advance. 

 

 

Location: 170 High St, Margate, Kent CT9.

Please call 0208 1665 134 on arrival for directions.

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