Mosaic and Concrete Casting Workshops with Candace Clough ( bio) on the schedule for Fall 2018 (scroll down or click on the links for descriptions and link to sign up for workshops)
Mosaic Open Studio and Grouting Camp , August 18
Mixed Media Mosaic “Artist Choice”, September 15 (Open studio September 16)
Animal Portraiture in Mosaic, October 13 ( Open studio October 14)
Glass on Glass Mosaic “Autumn Inspired Abstract” November 10
Mixed Media Mosaic Workshop: ” Artist Choice” : September 15 , 2018 9:30am -4pm
Mixed Media Mosaic with Candace Clough. This is a groutless mosaic project which means the pieces are adhered to the surface as you go and so no need to wait to grout a day later. This workshop is “Artist Choice” in terms of what shape or subject you will be working on. In the past we have done tree themes, peace signs, word shapes, frames, and memory jugs. Cost $80 all included Contact or Register here.
Open Studio following day: September 16 $20/full day, $10/half day
Animal Portraiture in Mosaic: October 13, 2018 (open studio October 14)
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 14 for all mosaic students from any of Candace’s classes – $20 full day/ $10 half day)
Glass on Glass: November 10, 2018 9:30am-4pm( open studio Nov 11)
” Autumn Inspired Abstract” 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 “Autumn Inspired Abstract!” Cost $80. Includes all supplies. Register here.
Open studio following day: November 11, $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 $75 all supplies included. Register here
Picassiette: Chickens! ~ New date and time TBD
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. This time around we are focusing on Chickens! 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 $75. Sign up here.
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.