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Gila Rayberg is coming back to Texas

Smalti & Picassiette Portraiture

 April  27 – 30, 2022  

Wednesday – Saturday

Time 9:30 to 4:30

Thursday – Sunday, April  21 – 24, 2022 workshop is full  – Smalti & Picassiette 

This course is for intermediate/advanced students & not intended as an introduction to mosaic.

Instructors: Gila Rayberg


$200. Deposit to reserve your spot.
$365. The remaining payment is due. March 21, 2022

In this workshop participants will create a mosaic portrait under Gila’s guidance.  Gila will share some of the methods she learned at the Mosaic School in Spilembergo Italy with her own personal twists.  The materials used will be a combination of Mexican Smalti (a thick luscious glass that is rich and vibrant in color) & picassiette (dishes, saucers, pottery, etc).  Participants may also choose to incorporate additional materials such as stone, marble, and found objects.


Prior to the workshop all registered students will receive an email from Gila with a selection of reference choices and a list of additional materials &/or tools that may be necessary or helpful for the workshop.

Workshop held at Hidden Mosaic 1075 Smith Rd. Rockwall, TX 75032


Butterflies that Flutterby, 

Catch Your own Mosaic Butterfly

Saturday, April 9, 12 to 4 pm
or  Saturday, May 21, 11 am to 3 pm

I’ve created a custom metal butterfly cutout for this class, so you can create an exterior mosaic that lives forever in your garden. This four hours workshop flutters by fast. I’ve designed this class to expose the students to a variety of glass, as well as working in three dimensions. We will cover the basic mosaic techniques, tools, and jargon.  Start your transformation into a mosaic artist in a fun and social way. All material included. In case the project is not completed in class. We will cover grouting, grout, and rubber gloves will go home with you.

All supplies are furnished, you just bring the snacks and drinks.
Instructors: Barbara Dybala



Hidden Mosaic as a Photoshoot Locale

Hidden Mosaic is an extraordinary site for photoshoots requiring that certain environment.  Whether the call is for magazine spreads, wedding announcements, or advertising, Hidden Mosaic possesses a unique personality and a sweeping diversity of backdrops for the art director or photographer to choose from.

Registered Workshop Students

Come learn, experience, & sleep in the Dragonfly Wing