Oct
15
to Oct 17

Portraiture and Realism with Stained Glass Mosaics with Carol Shelkin October 15th & 16th Sat. & Sun. with an optional 3rd day October 17th Monday. 10am-5pm

In this workshop you will be guided through the process of understanding portraiture and realism in mosaic art with instruction of using curved or flat planes, shadows, value, composition and design, color choosing and understanding artists’ tricks for creating a work of art.
Each student will be able to create their own mosaic to take home using high quality stained glass. Students will be introduced to the gradations and many colors and values of hand-nipped stained glass and learning how to “paint with glass” creating a piece for interior display.
In this workshop students will use their choice of traditional and non-traditional mosaic techniques to understand contemporary mosaic in realism with lessons on structure, color, value and types of shadows.  Students will begin, but not finish a mosaic in this class, butfocus on techniques.
Mosaic is unique to all students and the goal in this workshop is to direct and assist each student to develop and to polish and find their own style.  Students will learn how to develop an eye for mosaic and create a line drawing with easy to follow steps. There will be a PowerPoint presentation and students will begin to work on a mosaic. Photographic images will be supplied, unless you are a returning student and would like to bring in your own selection.
IF YOU ARE A RETURNING STUDENT, please contact Carol for approval of your image.
Other subjects will include:  presenting your work to gallery owners, exhibitions, building a resume, pricing, photographing your mosaic art, proper adhesives, tools and materials for interior display.  Please bring questions! No question will be left unanswered.

Fee $350.00 + $65.00 materials ($100.00 for optional 3rd day)

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Oct
14
10:00am10:00am

Collage and Tempered Glass Mosaics with Carol Shelkin October 14th Friday 10a-5p

Learn how to create glittering art by mixing collage with mosaic techniques using Tempered Glass, also known as safety glass and crash glass.  Tempered glass may be used to create beautiful art as well as architectural installations.  Instruction will be given for both interior installations and exterior installations to develop a jewel like surface.  A PowerPoint presentation showing examples of some of the finest works in 3D and 2D tempered glass will be shown.  Lots of one-on-one time is offered along with group discussions.
Each student will begin a mosaic pieces using an overlaying technique with metallic papers, tissues, alcohol inks, foils, glitter, Mylar and MUCH more.  Each student is encouraged to bring a variety of small paper images, photos, poetry or text to include in their mosaic.  This is the perfect medium to permanently incorporate printed imagery and have your treasures underneath revealed through the glass.
Works will not be grouted during the workshop.  A demonstration will be given and grouting can be completed on your own.  No experience is necessary!
Fee $195.00

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Sep
16
to Sep 18

“Substrate & (Tinted) Mortar/thin set: with visiting artist Erin Pankratz-Smith September 16th, 17th & 18th Friday 6p-9p & Saturday & Sunday 10a-5p

The key objective of this class it to get students to start thinking about using the substrate, adhesive and tesserae as equal partners in the overall design of a mosaic;  mortar as a major player in the design and not just a supporting role.  

Through much hands on experience, in depth demonstrations, slideshow/lecture, and lots of opportunity for safe inquiry, students will learn to:

~ Learn how to mix tinted mortar properly. 

~ Make their own mesh-mortar substrates (with hanging assembly).

~ Explore different ways to incorporate coloured mortars into their overall mosaic design by: layering, blending, marking, texturising and scratching to create their substrate backgrounds. 

~ Use tinted mortar as a incorporated/decorative adhesive. 

~ Erin’s unique multicolored “layered blob” technique.

~ Use colour to it’s full potential.

In this hands on workshop students will get to create 2 separate abstract 10″ x 12″ ungrouted pieces that they can try out all of these different techniques on. By using a variety of different tesserae available, students will also have the opportunity to see how subtle colour changes and textures create depth and visual interest. 

*Mortar and thinset are the same thing!
Fee $350.00 + $25.00 materials

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Aug
27
to Aug 28

Garden Sphere Mosaic Art Workshop August 27th & 28th Saturday & Sunday 10a-4p

We all love a little garden art in our garden.  How about garden art you created.  In this fun and creative two day workshop you can create your very own super colorful, creative Garden Sphere.  Using light weight concrete I prepare your sphere so you can mosaic it.  It will be a fun and fast paced workshop while learning how to create a mosaic on a 3D shape.  Students will learn proper techniques for designing, layout and cutting for this shape.  Using stained glass as the tesserae each student will work to complete their piece. There will be a grouting demo on the second day and students will be able to grout at home or can come back to the LAB (open studio time) to complete it for a nominal fee.  The same will go if the piece is not completed as well.  Who doesn’t want their own functional art in their garden?   This is a workshop not to miss!
Fee $325.00 (includes all materials inc. sphere)

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Aug
13
to Aug 14

Pet Portrait Mosaic Workshop August 13th & 14th Saturday & Sunday 10a-4p

Everyone has a pet they love from chickens (my favorite) to the beloved pup.  Take this workshop and you can make your pet a mosaic masterpiece.  In the first 2 hours of this workshop we work on the eyes.  This is where the expression and love for your animal lives so we want to get it right.  Then with lots of fun materials we can bring your pet to mosaic life.  Students will learn design, how to lay out the tesserae, the proper cutting skills as well as how to adhere and grout.  This will be created to be an indoor mosaic.   Students will have two days to mosaic and a grouting demo will be on the second day.   This is a very gratifying workshop and so much creative fun!
Fee $295.00

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Aug
6
to Aug 7

Intro into Stained Glass Mosaics August 6th & 7th Saturday 10a-4p & Sunday 10a-2p

In this workshop  you will learn how to use the proper tools to create a stained glass mosaic.  After a thorough demo on tools and some techniques, students will begin a hands on experience of creating their own stained glass mosaic.  Designs will be kept simple to allow students to learn cutting skills, as well as proper adhesives for indoor and outdoor use.  There will be some tricky techniques taught that will make cutting so much more precise and easy.  If students finish mosaic on the first day than they can grout the second day, otherwise there will be a grouting demo and students will go home with a grout kit or can return to LAB (for a nominal extra fee).  This workshop is great for any beginner or someone wanting to improve their glass cutting skills.
Fee $200.00  (includes materials)

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Sep
9
to Sep 10

Light, Dark, Value & Tone: Realism in Mosaic Including Portraiture with Carol Shelkin

 In this workshop you will be guided through the process of understanding realism in mosaic art with instruction of using curved or flat planes, shadows, value, composition and design, color choosing and understanding artists’ tricks for creating a work of art in mosaic. We will have lots of exercises to understand professional artists’ techniques. 

 You will be able to create your own mosaic to take home using high quality stained glass. You will be introduced to the gradations and many colors and values of hand-nipped stained glass and learning how to “paint with glass” creating a piece for interior display.  

 In this workshop students will use their choice of traditional and non-traditional mosaic techniques to understand contemporary mosaic in realism with lessons on structure, color, value and types of shadows. 

 Mosaic is unique to all students and the goal in this workshop is to direct and assist each student develop and to polish find their own style. You will learn how to develop an eye for mosaic and create a line drawing with easy to follow steps. There will be a PowerPoint presentation and students will begin to work on a mosaic. Photographic models will be supplied, unless you are a returning student and would like to bring in your own selection. IF YOU ARE A RETURNING STUDENT, please contact Carol for approval of your photographic model.

 Other subjects will include:  presenting your work to gallery owners, exhibitions, building a resume, pricing, photographing your mosaic art, proper adhesives, tools and materials for interior display.  

 The lessons taught and instructions given will last you long after the lesson are over. No question will be left unanswered, so bring questions! This workshop is designed to take the student to the next level.
Fee $400 + $65 materials

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Aug
1
to Aug 2

Light Weight Concrete Sculpture with Spheres

In this two day workshop students will learn first hand all the proper techniques and materials to create a light weight concrete sculpture.  Each student will get their own sphere approx. size of a basketball and learn what is used to best create this light weight sphere for outdoor longevity.  Each student will have a choice to make their sphere capable of being a fountain or a garden ornament in it’s future.  Students will be taught how to use shaping tools and hot wire tools for their future use.  There will be lots of info to share in this workshop so you can repeat at home if you wish or move on to bigger and more creative shapes.  Each student will go home with their sphere and one week later it will be ready for mosaicking…..
Fee $225.00

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Jul
18
to Jul 19

Everything but the Kitchen Sink…

Pique assiette may be the more proper term to describe this workshop but this is the workshop where we can bring all our found objects, sentimental pieces, beach glass, stones, Grandma’s broach, you name it we will glue it down and make it look good.  Each student will bring, as well as be provided materials that speak to them and inspire them to create a piece they will want to hang up in their home or give as a gift.  Using a special adhesive and liquid tints these works will not be grouted because we will use an embedding technique.  So much to learn and this technique is so repeatable and easy to do once it is taught.  Not to be missed this workshop will be a blast!!  A great way to add some fun to your summer!
Fee $210.00

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Jul
11
to Jul 12

Table Top Mosaic Art

In this fast paced and fun two day workshop each student creates their own Table Top that is then attached to a custom made table base.  Working on a weather resistant board students go through the whole process from design and color choices to how to lay out their tesserae (tiles).  Working with stained glass as the material students will get a quicklesson on how to use the tools to create the shapes and movement (andamento) they want for their piece.  Students will see a grouting demo on day two and go home with a grout kit.  There is an option to come back to LAB (open studio) to grout for an additional charge. 
Fee $225.00 (not including table base)

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Jun
17
to Jun 18

Create a mosaic heart with 3D objects….

Are you intrigued?  A mosaic heart with 3D objects?  Yes that is what we do in this fun and fast paced workshop.  Each student will receive an already cut heart shape out of Wedi board, that will then be mosaicked in a fun and easy technique we call “embedding”.  Using a pastry bag style with tinted mortar/thin set students are taught how to create thisfun and unique style with colorful beads, gems, glass baubles.  Students are encouraged to bring sentimental and found objects as well to add to this wonderful and creative piece.  There is no grout for this piece so taking your time to create this mosaic is part of the process.  No rushing to get it done, enjoying the process is part of it all!!  Each heart will be prepped with hanging hardware so once finished will be ready to hang indoor or out!
Fee $225.00

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Jun
6
to Jun 7

Garden Sphere workshop

In this 2 day workshop students will learn to create a mosaic on a round light weight 3D object, approximately the size of a basketball.  Stained glass, mirror and glass gems are used as the tesserae for vibrancy and their beautiful reflective qualities. Each student willlearn how create a design on a 3D object, how to properly cut glass for 3D and how to adhere with the proper adhesives for the long lasting integrity of an exterior piece.  There will be a grouting demo on the second day.  Each student will go home with a grout kit to grout on their own or can schedule a LAB time.  
Fee $275.00

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Jun
6
to Jun 7

Intro to Stained Glass Mosaic Art

In this fun and vibrant two day workshop learn to create a stained glass mosaic surrounding a mirror.   Students will learn how to use the 3 specific tools used to cut, shape and design pieces out of stained glass.  Stained glass has so many vibrant colors tochoose from and on a 12″x12″ board students will learn to create a design, lay it out and
adhere their pieces around a mirror creating a functional piece of mosaic art.  Students will learn how to grout during a demo on day two and go home with a grout kit.  Grouting is also available during LAB hours as well for an additional charge.
Fee $195.00

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Mar
24
to Mar 25

Create a mosaic heart with 3D objects…. March 24th & 25th

Create a mosaic heart with 3D objects….
March 24th & 25th
Tuesday 10a-4p & Wednesday 10a-2p

Are you intrigued?  A mosaic heart with 3D objects?  Yes that is what we do in this fun and fast paced workshop.  Each student will receive an already cut heart shape out of Wedi board, that will then be mosaicked in a fun and easy technique we call “embedding”.  Using a pastry bag style with tinted mortar/thin set students are taught how to create this fun and unique style with colorful beads, gems, glass baubles.  Students are encouraged to bring sentimental and found objects as well to add to this wonderful and creative piece.  There is no grout for this piece so taking your time to create this mosaic is part of the process.  No rushing to get it done, enjoying the process is part of it all!!  Each heart will be prepped with hanging hardware so once finished will be ready to hang indoor or out!
Fee $225.00

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Feb
27
to Mar 1

3 Day Modern approach to Classic Style Mosaic techniques, tools and materials with visiting artist Betsy Gallery February 27th-March 1st

3 Day Modern approach to Classic Style Mosaic techniques, tools and materials with visiting artist Betsy Gallery
February 27th-March 1st
Fri.- Sun.  10a-4p all three days.


In this 3 day intensive students will be introduced to a classic mosaic using the traditional tools, materials and adhesives.   There will also be lessons on using modern tools and equipment making the process easier and quicker.  It is a treasure to haveBetsy Gallery living right here in Santa Barbara.  She has visited Ravenna, Italy twice and taken workshops from the world renowned mosaic artist and owner of the Mosaic Art School, Luciana Notturni and also studied with Orsoni in Venice, Italy.

Day One:  Students will learn how to work in the Double-Reverse Mosaic Method.
*Set up classical Roman image on board.
*Learn how to cut smalti and stone for their image.
*Intro to Hammer and Hardie (traditional tool used to cut these materials aka tesserae)
*Learn to lay out tesserae closely together.

Day Two:
*First part of the day, complete laying out image.
*Betsy will demonstrate how to make rabbit skin glue, cut cheesecloth and adhere to top of mosaic and students will begin their hands on project using these techniques.
*Second part of the day students will learn a second technique on a small board called the Direct Method using a contemporary image.

Day Three:
*First part of day Betsy will complete her demo of the drying of rabbit skin glue/cheesecloth before students will work to finish drying the cheese cloth and preparing their piece for flipping over.
*Flip image over and adhere mosaic to the board and complete the process.  Once adhesive to the board is dry the processes will be completed.  Students will leave with a completed project.
*Continue to work on second project started prior day.
Fee $375.00 + $60.00 materials 


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Feb
21
to Feb 22

Table Top mosaic workshop February 21st & 22nd

Table Top mosaic workshop
February 21st & 22nd
Sat. 10a-4p & Sun 10a-2p

The Table Top workshop is back by popular demand!!  The pic of the table to the right was completed by a Beginner student that had never mosaicked before and considers herself a very left brain person….so ON THAT NOTE….In this two day workshop students will learn to work on a flat exterior grade substrate. Table bases are custom made with an edged lip to create a much more clean finished edge once grouted.  The bases are made to the following sizes for this workshop.  The size choices are 15″x15″ or 20″x20″.  Using stained glass as the mosaic material, students learn to create and lay out their design using their tesserae (stained glass pieces).   Students will also learn the proper tools and adhesives for creating this indoor or outdoor table mosaic.  A grouting demo will be given on the second day.  Student will go home with a grout kit that they can grout at home or schedule a LAB time to grout their table top.
Fee $210.00 + table base

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Jan
31
to Feb 1

Mexican Smalti with Betsy Gallery January 31st-February 1st

Mexican Smalti with Betsy Gallery
January 31st-February 1st
Saturday& Sunday 10a-4p & 10a-3p

Betsy Gallery has traveled the world learning the art of creating mosaics.  Whether she has been to Orsoni in Venice, The Mosaic Art School in Ravenna or the Perdomo School and Factory in Cuernavaca, she is always on a mission to learn.   We are so lucky to have her reside right here in Santa Barbara.  In this fun and creative two day workshop students learn hands on how to create with Mexican smalti.  Betsy takes students through all thesteps from design and color choices, to lay out and tracing to learning how to cut the smalti and fit each piece properly next to each other.  Using all the correct terminology and proper materials students leave with a deep understanding of this material and how it cuts and fits together.  Students will all create the same flower to the right and are encouraged to consider this workshop a process workshop and not expect to finish the piece in two days.
Fee $225.00  + $50.00 materials

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Jan
24
to Jan 25

Light weight concrete workshop January 24th & 25th

Light weight concrete workshop
January 24th & 25th
Saturday & Sunday  10a-3p & 10a-1p

Do you want to create in concrete?  Do you want to learn to make 3D concrete substrates?  In this two day workshop you will learn to work with polystyrene (Styrofoam) to create your own concrete garden sphere.  You will learn the proper materials for creating thislasting and integral piece that can exist indoors or out.   There will be a lesson on the basics of using hot wire tools to cut polystyrene.  Each student will be able to make a light weight concrete sphere that can become a fountain or a garden sculpture on a pole.  There will be no mosaic art created in this workshop.  Each student will go home with their own 3D light weight concrete piece to mosaic on their own or in LAB.
Fee $225.00

 

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Jan
14
to Jan 15

Intro to Glass fusing and mosaics

This workshop is a great way to get a two for one.   Students will learn the basics for the glass fusing process.  On day one students will learn the proper COE glass, tools and adhesives while creating pieces that will then be put into the kiln to be fused.   On day two each student will create a basic mosaic using their glass fusions and stained glass as their tesserae while learning design, layout and proper adhering of the pieces to the substrate.  A grouting demo will be given towards the end of day two.  Students will go home with a grout kit to grout at home or can schedule a time to come to LAB.
Fee $195.00

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Jan
10
to Jan 11

Secrets of Mosaicking with Beads with Sharra Frank

The Secrets of Mosaicking with Beads with visiting artist Sharra Frank
January 10th & 11th, 2015
Saturday & Sunday 10a-4p both days

In this workshop students explore the benefits of incorporating beads into a mosaic. Students will experiment with effective techniques of how to apply beads into a mosaic utilizing Sharra’s “magical” adhesive of choice.  Also addressed will be how to source, select, and store beads.  Information is shared through lecture, video tutorials, and guided hands-on experience. Students will create a small mosaic utilizing a selection of quality beads and bead caps provided by the instructor.  Students are encouraged to bring a mosaic base to work on, a 2D or 3D surface within the dimensions of 10″ x 10″, a small selection of tesserae that inspires them and also images of their work.  A demonstration on grouting beads within a mosaic will also be included. Time will be allowed for Q&A. This workshop should particularly benefit those who are interested in mixed media mosaics and those also interested in learning how to successfully incorporate beads into their mosaic work in a fine art manner.
Fee $350.00+ $40.00 materials

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Nov
13
to Nov 14

Portraiture in Mosaic Art; Light, Dark, Value, Tone with visiting artist Carol Shelkin

Portraiture in Mosaic Art; Light, Dark, Value, Tone with visiting artist Carol Shelkin
November 13th & 14th
Thurs. & Fri. 10a-5p
 

This workshop encourages students to experience and use stained glass in a painterly fashion. They will be introduced to the LIGHT, DARK, VALUE and TONES in stained glass and learn how to “paint with glass” creating a portrait mosaic for interior display.  

In this workshop students use non-traditional mosaic andamento of their choosing and fine art techniques that will be taught to understand structure and planes in realism and how to apply these techniques to create a portrait.

 Mosaic is unique to all students and my goal is to help each student develop and find their own style.  There will be a PowerPoint presentation and students will begin to work from their chosen photographic-model. Photographs will be supplied, unless you are a returningstudent. Please contact Carol for approval: carol.shelkin@yahoo.com.

 Other subjects will include: composition, presenting artwork to gallery owners, exhibitions, building a resume, pricing, shipping, framing – or not framing, photographing your mosaic art and much more. The lessons taught and instruction given will last the student long after the class is over. No question will be left unanswered.
Fee $425.00 + $60.00 materials

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Nov
1
to Nov 2

Table Top Mosaic

Table Top mosaic workshop
Nov. 1st & 2nd
Sat. 10a-4p & Sun 10a-2p

In this two day workshop students will learn to work on a flat exterior grade substrate. Table bases are custom made to the following sizes for this workshop.  The size choices are 15"x15" or 20"x20".  Using stained glass as the mosaic material, students learn to create and lay out their design using their tesserae (stained glass pieces).   Students will also learn the proper tools and adhesives for creating this indoor or outdoor table mosaic.  A grouting demo will be given on the second day.  Student will go home with a grout kit that they can grout at home or schedule a LAB time to grout their table top.
Fee $225.00 + table base

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Oct
24
to Oct 26

Strata Various with visiting Artist Kelley Knickerbocker

Strata Various:  Mastering and Merging Materials in Mosaic with visiting artist Kelley Knickerbocker
Oct. 24th-26th
Fri. 6:30p-9p Sat. & Sun. 10a-5p

 

STRATA VARIOUS: MASTERING AND MERGING MATERIALS IN MOSAIC
OBJECTIVE: to learn to see unique potential in any material, and then maximize that potential by shape, angle, spacing, contrast and proximity to other materials.

 

HOW YOU WILL GET THERE:

1. By processing a variety of materials (stone, glass, ceramic and more) with a variety of tools.
2. By creating idea boards as visual reminders of the new material properties you're discovering
3. By creating a small ungrouted mosaic in a stratified (repeating horizontal or vertical lines) format (no design pressure!).
ALSO COVERED:
1. Building and rigging your own lightweight durable substrate.
2. The amazing properties of thinset mortar (tip, embed, nestle and build up those tesserae).
3. Effective use of empty space (vive la vacancy!).
4. Smoothing and finishing the surface and edges of your mosaic.
5. The infinite value of mistakes, surprises and laughter in creation of process
Fee $350.00 + materials $25.00

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Oct
22
10:00am10:00am

How to create your own substrates using liquid tints!

How to create your own substrates using liquid tints!
Oct. 22nd  Wednesday
10a-4p

In this one day workshop you will learn how to create your own tinted substrate, good for interior or exterior use.  Using all proper materials for long lasting effect and usability.  Each student will work hands on in creating substrates of different sizes, colors and shapes.  Students will learn how to mix liquid tints with mortar to create an array of colored substrates.  Lessons in proper hanging hardware will be discussed.  Students will leave with 2-3 different size substrates. 
Fee $185.00

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Sep
27
to Sep 28

Garden Sphere/Boulder mosaic workshop

Garden Sphere/Boulder Mosaic Workshop
Sept. 27th & 28th
Sat. 10a-4- & Sun. 10a-2p

In this 2 day workshop students will learn to work on a 3D object.  Certain challenges with working on 3D objects will be discussed and worked on in each of the sessions.  Using stained glass and mirror as the materials student will learn about design and layout, how to work with the proper adhesives for outdoor use.  Each piece will be created to live outside through all the elements.  Students will have a choice, made prior to the workshop, whether they would like to create a boulder or sphere mosaic.  There will be a grouting demonstration and students will leave with a grout kit or have the opportunity to come back to grout during LAB.
Fee $275 (includes Sphere/Boulder and materials)

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Sep
18
to Sep 19

Intro to Glass Fusing and Mosaics

Intro to Glass fusing and Mosaics
September 18th & 19th
Thurs. 10a-1p & Fri. 10a-4p

In this two day workshop students will get a glimpse into the world of glass fusing while learning and creating their very own glass fusions.  Once the glass fusions are completed they will go into the kiln over night and the next day the fusions are then incorporated into a stained glass mosaic.  This workshop gives students a two for one,  first learning the basics for making small glass fusions, then learning how to create a stained glass mosaic.  Students will work on a 9"x 9" board and learn how to create a design, layout their mosaic while using proper tools and adhesives for this indoor project.   A grouting demonstration will be given on the second day.  This is a great workshop for the novice or experienced.   Each student will leave with a completed mosaic and grout kit.  Students can grout at home or schedule a LAB time to grout.
Fee $195.00

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Garden Sphere/Boulder workshop
Jul
26
to Jul 27

Garden Sphere/Boulder workshop

Garden Sphere/Boulder Mosaic Workshop
July 26th & 27th
Saturday 10a-4p & Sunday 10a-2p

In this two day workshop students will learn to work on a 3D object.  Certain challenges with working on 3D objects will be discussed and worked on in each of the sessions.  Using stained glass and mirror as the materials student will learn about design and layout, how to work with the proper adhesives for outdoor use.  Each piece willbe created to live outside through all the elements.  Students will have a choice, made prior to the workshop, whether they would like to create a boulder or sphere mosaic.  There will be a grouting demonstration and students will leave with a grout kit or have the opportunity to come back to grout during LAB.
Fee $275.00 (includes sphere/boulder and materials)

 

 

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Carol Shelkin Realism with Stained Glass mosaics  Tues. July 8th & Wed. July 9th 10a-5p both days
Jul
8
to Jul 9

Carol Shelkin Realism with Stained Glass mosaics Tues. July 8th & Wed. July 9th 10a-5p both days

This is a hands-on workshop using modern, mosaic techniques to understand design, composition and color theory in realism including; structure, cross contour, highlights,gradation, value and types of shadows using high quality Stained Glass.

You will begin a mosaic from a photographic model that will be offered. You will use stained glass in non-traditional mosaic techniques and andamenti to understand how to “see” things differently and create a line drawing for creating mosaic art. Ability to draw is not necessary to take this workshop.

Students learn how to mix Stained Glass values and colors to define planes and find shadows, and how to use color most effectively with artist tricks that are taught.  Thereare demonstrations, one-to-one time with the instructor and a Powerpoint Presentation and lecture. We also discuss a variety of subjects; gallery shows, materials and tools for indoor and outdoor creations, framing or not framing, shipping artwork and insights on applying to and getting into juried art shows and much more.

Students who have studied with Carol previously may bring their own photographic model with advanced approval. No question will go unanswered.
http://www.carolshelkinmosaics.com/

Fee $400  (materials fee $65.00)

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Jun
28
to Jun 29

Table Top Mosaic Workshop

June 28th & 29th
Sat. 10a-4p & Sun. 10a-2p

In this 2 day workshop students will have an opportunity to create their own functional furniture.  Each student will learn how to create a table top that sits into a proper custom made table base that has a lip allowing the table to have a clean edge and it be flush with the top of the table.  Using ceramic tiles (upgrade to glass for $20.00) students will learn  lay out their design, adhere the tiles to the proper exterior grade board as well as learn how to use proper tools to create different shapes and designs for their project.  This table will be able to be an exterior or interior piece.  There will be a grouting demonstration and students will go home with a grout kit to grout on their own.
Fee $195.00 (does not include table base)

For more info visit http://santabarbaraschoolofmosaicart.com/schedule/

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