“Each year I love to lead a small number of specialised mosaic workshops from my Castlemaine studio in gorgeous central Victoria. I draw from a deep well of practical and academic learning built over 30 years of full time independent arts practice and academic research. My courses are designed to lay solid foundations in mosaic for beginners, and to reaffirm classical mosaic techniques – together with introducing new ways of ‘thinking in mosaic’. So from complete beginners to those seeking a refresher course, for intermediate to advanced mosaic practitioners – there is something for everyone.” Dr Helen Bodycomb
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WORKSHOP FEES TRANSFERABLE / REFUNDABLE IN CASE OF CONFLICT WITH COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS
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GET A FIRMER GRIP – Beginner Mosaics – 2022
April 9 - April 11$530
Course fee includes all mosaic materials (vitreous, porcelain and stone, substrates and glue), morning and afternoon teas, lunch Saturday and Sunday; (self-catering and independent finishing of work on Monday).
Helen will help students build on what they have started with her earlier in ‘Get a Grip’ or another beginner mosaic workshop of similar standard. Building on basic cutting skills using sheet glass, unglazed porcelain, vitrified glass and stone, skills using hammer and hardie and a range of other hand tools, concept development and handling of andamento will also be developed. Course participants will make a small work on timber panel or cement sheet using materials of their choice (included in course fee).