Enrol in Mosaics with Slate & Pebbles
Course Code: ARTS2502
There is something very special about working with materials from nature. Experience this as you complete a small mosaic on plywood, becoming familiar with the adhesives, the stone and the substrate. Progress to a large, ungrouted mosaic for outdoors on Wediboard*, utilising stone, stone tile, and pebbles. Learn how to cut materials (sometimes to expose the hidden beauty inside the stone) and how to position pieces to produce a mosaic that gives the stone its own unique 'voice'. Simple designs that will showcase the materials will be encouraged to utilise a. Instruction will include substrates suitable for outdoors, how to prepare them for mosaic, working with adhesives for outdoors, cutting techniques for a variety of materials, and how to care for your artwork. *Wediboard is a substrate which, when prepared, is suitable for outdoors year-round in Canada.