Helen Miles trained in the art of mosaic making with master craftsmen in Greece who taught using traditional methods with a focus on Byzantine iconography. She later became interested in Roman mosaics and now makes contemporary pieces for interior and exterior spaces.
An informal, creative day making a small mosaic plaque. We will start with a short overview of the various methods, approaches and possibilities of mosaic making before focusing on the techniques of the art including materials, cutting, adhesives and grouting.
Learn new mosaic skills and refine your existing ones with this eight-week course which will give you the flexibility and skills to create a range of indoor and outdoor mosaic projects from plaques to pots, mirrors to mandalas.
This is an extended version of the Introduction to Mosaics Workshop. The idea is to have more time to explore and experiment with the techniques and possibilities of mosaics and to try out alternative approaches to mosaic making.