Learn how real Moravian mosaic panels are made! Combine smoky matt surfaces with glossy glazes to achieve a classic blend of surface, texture and color. This intro class for beginners will explore making mosaics using the traditional techniques of the Tile Works. Each student will start by creating their design for a mosaic, and carry it through the process all the way to mounting in a cement bed. Students will be limited to a maximum 12” x 16” mosaic. Classes meet weekly for 5 sessions from 9am – 12pm.
Mosaic Making Saturdays Jan 14 - Feb 11, 2017
Mosaic Making Sundays Feb 19 - Mar 19, 2017
Of Molds and Tiles
Learn how to make a plaster master mold and a production mold. Students will carve a design into a plaster block to make a master mold and then cast a plaster production mold they can use to press tiles. These pressed tiles will look like their master mold design. Student will make one master and one production mold. Each student will produce about 20 glazed tiles of their design. These tiles will be dipped in glazes and not hand-painted. Classes meet weekly for 5 sessions from 9am – 12pm.
Molds Sundays Jan 8 - Feb 5, 2017
Molds Saturdays Feb 25 - Mar 25, 2017