Mosaic and Concrete Casting Workshops with Candace Clough ( bio) on the schedule for Summer/ Fall 2019 (scroll down or click on the links for descriptions and link to sign up for workshops)
Smalti in Summer Colors!, July 13, 2019 ( Open Studio July 14)
Mirror Mirror Mosaic August 10, 2019 ( Open Studio August 11)
Enthusiasm Mural Phase Two, August 31- Sept 2, 2019
Picassiette: Mosaic with Plate Shards, September 14, 2019 ( Open Studio Sept 15)
Animal Portraiture in Mosaic, October 19, 2019 ( Open Studio October 20)
Glass on Glass Mosaic, November 9, 2019 ( Open Studio November 10)
Smalti Workshop: Summer Colors! July 13, 2019
w/ Candace Clough. Our first Smalti Workshop here at the studio! Learn to facet chunks of amazing traditional Italian glass in the Spilimbergo style. Participants will work on an 8×8″ base. Colorful and close-up images are best. A single flower, tropical fish or bird are suggested. After signing up, please send a photo of the image you would like to work on so that we can crop and print it to the correct size to use as a guide. $80 for the full day workshop plus a $40 supply fee ( Smalti is imported and considerably more costly than other glass). Sign up here
Open Studio following day: July 13 $20/full day, $10/half day
Mirror Mirror Mosaic Workshop: August 10, 2019
With Candace Clough. This is a groutless mixed media mosaic project, pieces are adhered to the surface as you go and so no need to wait to grout a day later. All manner of pieces can be included such as beads, glass, tile, jewelry, buttons, watch parts etc etc etc. This workshop is designed around each participant making a framed mirror approx 14″ x 11″ Cost $80 all included Contact or Register here.
Open Studio following day: August 11 $20/full day, $10/half day
Animal Portraiture in Mosaic: October 19, 2019
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 $80.
( Extra studio time on Sunday, Oct 20 for all mosaic students from any of Candace’s classes – $20 full day/ $10 half day)
Glass on Glass: November 9, 2019
Glass on Glass Mosaic with Candace Clough. 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. Cost $80. Includes all supplies. Register here.
Open studio following day: November 10, $20 full day/ $10 half day
House Numbers in Mosaic:New date and time tbd
We’re making Functional Art! Spruce up your home with a beautiful mosaic of your house numbers. Or make one to give as a gift. It can be as simple or complex as you want. Mosaic just the numbers or design and add some decoration. With Candace Clough $80 all supplies included. Register here
Picassiette: September 14, 2019
Pique assiette, or picassiette, is french for “stolen from plate”. In this workshop with Candace Clough, students will be working with all manner of broken china, pottery, glass figurines- (start visiting thrift stores now!) There will be lots to choose from here, or you can bring your own. Candace will provide lots of photos and will walk each student through drawing and designing their own unique mosaic. This is fast becoming a favorite workshop! The class fee is $80. Sign up here.
Open studio September 15, 2019 ( $10 per half day/$20 full day)
Polymer Clay and Tempered Glass : (new date coming soon)
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.
MicroMosaics: ( new date tbd)
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.
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.