Peace by Piece - Shattered Dreams Mosaics
This course will introduce you to the wonderful, relaxing and inspiring craft of mosaic. This ancient craft has been practiced by people all over the world for centuries. Participants will choose a design, colours and create a work of art that will bring huge satisfaction.All this in the quaint and inspirational atmosphere of the village of Suurbraak – just outside the main town of Swellendam.
WHO IS THE COURSE FOR
Anyone who has a passion for colour, design and making something totally unique. An excellent way to express yourself and de-stress at the same time.
Sharon Brouwer, a recent resident to Suurbraak, is passionate about colour Having a husband in the building industry who brought home bits and pieces of tiles led to taking a mosaic workshop and not looking back. Some mosaics have been sold or donated as prizes for fundraisers and one commission has been done to date,.Sharon is meticulous in her approach so you can expect excellent learning from her.
- An open mind, enthusiasm and possibly an idea of what you would like to create.
3 July – 5 July (weekend) Register at 15h00. Course starts 16h00 Friday. Ends 13h00 on Sunday
21 August – 23 August (weekend) Register at 15h00. Course starts 16h00 Friday. Ends 13h00 on Sunday
Registration is at 15h00 on Friday. Courses start 16h00. There will be one supper on Friday at 19h00 included. Course ends at 13h00 on Sunday.
Friday afternoon: Welcome followed by a brief history and introduction to the elements of mosaic including tools and materials used, design, layout of motif/design and finishing. This will be followed with a light supper and getting to know each other.
On Saturday you will have fun putting your design on the board, choosing your colours and tiles from the vast array available and getting down to assembling your mosaic. Each participant will work at his/her own pace under the expert guidance of Sharon the perfectionist!
Sunday morning will be spent finishing your mosaic and honing your skills with Sharon.
Your package includes:
Tuition, materials*, excursions*, refreshments and meals during the course. Accommodation, dinners, and transport at own cost.
*Applicable to certain courses. See individual course pages for details.