Mosaic and Concrete Casting Workshops with Candace Clough ( bio) on the schedule for Fall 2017 / Winter 2018 (scroll down or click on links for descriptions and link to sign up for workshops)
September 2 : Picasiette ( mosaic using plate shards) (open studio sept 3)
September 16: Polymer Clay Tile and Tempered Glass Mosaic ( open studio Sept 17)
September 27: Last Wednesday Mosaic Meet-up ( 6-9pm)
October 21: Animal Portraiture in Mosaic ( open studio Oct 22)
October 25: Last Wednesday Mosaic Meet-up ( 6-9pm)
November 11: Glass on Glass Mosaic ( open studio November 12)
November 29: Last Wednesday Mosaic Meet-up ( 6-9pm)
December 9: Mosaic Mini’s ( open studio December 10)
January 27: Mixed Media Mosaic: Memory Jug Project ( open studio January 28)
MicroMosaics: December 9, 2017, 9:30-3:30 With Candace Clough. Each student should be able to make two of these Micromosaics, one for yourself and make one for a gift! ( or make two for yourself :D) Micromosaic is a traditional method employing thin noodles of stretched glass called filato which translates into “yarn”. Workshop participants will be setting small clippings of both filato and millifiori to make their own amazing designed pendants. $75, all materials included. Sign up here.
Picassiette: Using Plate Shards! ~Next Date and Time TBD
Glass on Glass: November 11, 2017
Using colored art glass, translucent beads, and marbles, each participant will design and make a GOG ( glass on glass) mosaic. Enjoy the translucent glow of stained glass without the concern and expense of lead solder. Learn to cut glass and create beauty easily, with light and color. A clear panel of glass in a frame will be provided and participants are encouraged to explore the theme of Summer! for their composition. Bring a photo, drawing or even coloring page for inspiration. Cost $75. Includes all supplies. Register here.
Mixed Media Mosaic Workshop: The Memory Jug Project ( photos coming) : January 27 ( 2018) Using the usual tesserae of glass and ceramic, as well as the addition of found objects such as keys, watch faces, machine parts, beads, buttons, coins etc etc etc. mixed media pieces offer a lot of versatility, allowing the artist to include a variety of unique parts, possibly even an heirloom, or souvenir of a place, that can make the artwork even more personal.Cost $75, includes all supplies will be provided , but students can also bring their own found objects to include. Contact or Register here.
Polymer Clay and Tempered Glass : September 16 ( open studio September 17)
Learn the technique for making polymer clay tiles and then incorporate tempered glass in a mosaic project with a mirror as a central feature. Participants will use stamps, gold foil and embedded beads to make their own unique tesserae to combine with glass and other pieces of jewelry. Register here. $20 deposit requested. Paypal payment here. Or send a check here.
Animal Portraiture in Mosaic: October 21 (open studio October 22)
In this workshop Candace will walk you through translating an image of your pet or other animal into mosaic. Please bring a photo or colored drawing for reference. All supplies are included. 9:30-4 pm. cost $75. ( Extra studio time on Sunday, April 24 for all mosaic students from any of Candace’s classes – $20)
Groutless Mosaic Christmas Tree Decoration ( date tbd)
Bring your own bling or let Candace provide you with many to choose from. This technique allows you to adhere the pieces and finish each section as you go ( no waiting to grout) and because it is a dry process, fabric and other unique pieces can be used to a wonderful effect. The class project for this workshop will be a small 3-d standing christmas tree, just in time for the holidays. All supplies provided. Cost $75 Register here.