2019 Workshops and Classes at Hidden Mosaic in Rockwall, Texas
FOR MOSAIC MURAL
The Side Wall Mosaic 36′ x 20′ at Hidden Mosaic in Rockwall County is underway. We are working on the wall Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays and some Saturdays. If you are an experience mosaic artist or have taken a class here you are eligible to join the experience. The class below is an orientation to the working process, please signup for a smooth transition to volunteering. On rain days we will work inside the studio.
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Three Hours : Intro to Wall Mosaic
Three available dates
$70. Including Supplies
In this “we can do it” Intro to Mosaic class you will be familiarized with working on the wall and the mosaic methods we use to get the enormous job done. This class qualifies you to volunteer on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and some Saturdays making the wall happen. On rainy days we will work in the studio on mesh.
The following will be covered.
1. Tools used and maintenance
2. Methods of cutting tile, glass, & mirror
3. Wall application and creating patterns
4. Location of all materials and processes
5. Color theory of the wall
Instructor: Sarah Wandrey
Sarah is a mosaic artist who specializes in creating fascinating vessels. She is a longtime volunteer at Hidden Mosaic and has learned her way around the studio and grounds. Sarah once again has stepped up to the plate to instruct these classes in my absence. You will enjoy her.
Sarah is also incharge of scheduling
3 Days / 3 Instructors:
Nature’s Philosophy of Mosaic Art
Friday – Sunday.
June 28-30, 2019
$450. Including Supplies
Hidden Mosaic visiting instructors, Katrina Doran and Rebecca Collins team up with Barbara Dybala to bring you a 3-day exciting mosaic experience.
Coming to Hidden Mosaic is an adventure in nature. Students find it inspiring and our instructors wish to expand and interpret this experience. So, each day you have a new instructor, a new beginning, a new project all based on a nature theme. We call it, “Nature’s Philosophy of Mosaic Art.”
Friday: Katrina Doran - Feathers on Wedi Board
The exercise will center around cutting Wedi board, building layers, finishing edges, and mounting it to a post that can go in the ground. I will also go over mosaic andamento.
Saturday: Barbara Dybala - Answers to an Age old Mosaic Question
What to do with left over thinset? Barbara will teach you how to shape a freeform structure that will become a garden vessel. We will mosaic small works to be included in the structure. Please bring thin leather gloves.
Sunday: Rebecca Collins - Discover Abstracts of Nature
Abstracts of Nature—Finding your Center
Rebecca will get you unclose and personal with nature by aiding you in isolating a small section of an insects or plants to create an abstract composition. Using mixed media mosaic technique, collaging on fine art paper and then sealing under glass. Students are welcome to bring beads, smelt, tile or other elements to incorporate.
Please bring your own mosaic tools but all supplies are furnished.
Friday Night is Panel Discussion where you can ask the instructors anything about mosaic.
BYOB snack/lunch. Please bring a pot luck dish for Friday night’s Panel Discussion.
We dine out in Rockwall on Saturday night. Dutch Treat. You are welcome to have a guest join us.
Sailing at 7pm, the sunset cruise makes for a wonderful after-dinner treat. You can bring your own bottle of choice, or dessert to nibble on as the sun sets in the horizon. The boat sails from the Harbor in Rockwall so enjoy a walk along the pier as you board Seawolf for a 90 minute cruise under the colorful evening sky.
Sails at 7pm | Bring Your Own Drinks | Bring Your Own Food
Please make your reservations in advanced. SAIL WITH SCOTT
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