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NEW! 2022 Weekend Workshop - Ultimate Beginner +

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Image:: example 3D crockery flower.

The Ultimate Mosaic Weekend Workshop!

Mosaicist/Instructor Sandy Robertson (over 20 years mosaic experience)
+ Mosaic Assistant Maureen Randolph (when available).
We can't wait to see you in class!

An exciting, very busy, hands-on, project based, immersive mosaic weekend.
Suitable for beginners to mosaics, mosaic makers wishing a refresher, Sandy's techniques and more! 
Immerse yourself in mosaics for 2 fabulous days!

AU $295.00 (incl gst) This is a limited intro special offer!
6 students per class -  It's going to be awesome!

DEPOSIT $100 All materials and project base included!
9am to 5pm both days.  
Contact us to book in! 
ph 07 3847 49873 or  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Dave Robertson Studio Manager.

2022  Workshop Weekends:  only 6 students per class!


5th &    6th   FULL
12th & 13th  FULL
19th & 20th  FULL
26th & 27th  FULL

9th &   10th   2 places avail
23rd & 24th   3 places avail

 More dates coming!  Contact us for early bird info.

A great start for the enthusiastic mosaic beginner to get a good feel for mosaics across the direct, mesh, mixed media and 3-D techniques! 
Even if you have started to mosaic you will benefit from many of Sandy's tips!
After a 2 year break from teaching, you can image Sandy has come up with some more innovative tips & tricks!
You learn lots of technique in our class to equip you to make fabulous mosaics.  You don't simply chop up tesserae and fill in a pattern.  You finish your mosaic - yes finish and grout!  What is the point of a workshop that doesn't cover it all?

What will you make?
Many mosaic sections to be installed on your project.
Large mosaic butterfly with uplifted wing, shaped from 30 x 30m Marmox board, with installation hardware.
Design template is provided and you trace it, cut it, edge it and then cover in mosaic segments that cover professional mosaic techniques. It's a stunner!  You will refer back to this mosaic for technique and the project links to the online modules for my students.
Base pattern & design is available during workshop.

Mosaic makers in this class will learn to:

-shape a mosaic substrate from Marmox Light Weight Mosaic Board.
-install the hanging hardware.
-add mesh wrap to the raw Marmopx edges of the base.
-add special effect shaping to the Marmox board.
-sections of mosaic mesh method, indirect method, direct method, 3D. push-in method etc 
-mosaic shaping techniques, including curves, andamento and opus.
-use many mosaic tools! Every student has their own set of tools during the weekend workshop.
-Leponitt wheeled nippers, standard tile nippers, parrot beak nippers, score and snap tools, desk top tile slicer
-DTA wheeled nippers, glass grinder, files and accessories etc!

-use a hammer and hardie desk top set  Great way to find what weight hammer is suitable for you!
-try out so many of Sandy's famous, innovative mosaic tips and tricks.
-create and shape amazing 3D flowers, blooms and foliage from crockery and glass.    
-use mosaic materials (tesserae) including crockery, vitreous mosaic glass tiles, Dynasty smalti, slate, shells, pebbles, stained glass, wire/beads for bling/boings, ceramic tile, mirror, porcelain  tile, wine bottle, glass beads, millefiori, glitter tiles and whatever works!
-use all the glues! Weldbond, Thinset, MAC Glue (if available), Prep Glue, Silicone. 
-render with thinset, tints etc.
-apply curved borders and shape circles and more!
-use Sandy's amazing tips for handling and shaping tesserae.

-Of course we use Laticrete Australia thinset, grouts and presealer (nothing but the best!).
All students make the same project /pattern/desing, but of course your own style will develop. 
Making the same project allows students to learn so much more, in this weekend workshop, there is not enough time to work in individual patterns.
All students will complete their project in this workshop, including grouted sections.
This workshop is a wonderful blend of the original Workshops A and B. 
Combining into one weekend allows overnight for some sections to set and enables students to get on with making mosaics as they will have all the necessary techniques to blast off with their own projects.

Just book in, you will love this weekend workshop!

Book in, turn up and expect to have a wonderful weekend of mosaic learning, fun and inspiration (and be totally addicted to mosaics).
More info will be provided after you book in and what to wear, bring, times and other special info.

NEW IN 2022!
Students who complete this workshop will have access to The Mosaic Online School modules pertaining to this workshop (strictly for enrolled student use only). BONUS  Students  will have special student access to The Mosaic Online School MOS Members Only Social Club!  It's just awesome. 

Our mosaic services

  • Specialty Mosaic Art Supplies
  • Mosaic Online Shop
  • Mosaic Classes & Workshops
  • Studio Store - by appointment
  • Bespoke Mosaic Art
  • Public & Community Art
  • Art from the heart
  • Mosaic Addicts Group

Health & Safety

  • Always wear safety glasses
  • Wear closed in shoes
  • Wear a dusk mask
  • Wear protectivie clothing

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Contact us

  • Studio OzMosaics
    Cnr 492 Cavendish Rd & Arlington Sts
    Coorparoo  4151
    Brisbane Queensland Australia 
    Parking & Studio Entry in Arlington Street
  • Studio Visits by appointment only
    Need Directions?  Please contact us
  • Tel: (+617) 3847 4873
  • Mob:   0434 984 132 

About us


OzMosaics provides a safe, happy environment for the making of mosaics! award-mosaic

Situatied in the hills of Coorparoo, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia our grand old Queenslander provides a mosaic haven for mosaic artists.

Students visit from around the world to learn with Sandy Robertson. 

Dave Robertson, Customer Service & Sales Manager takes pride in running the business, co-ordinating the Mosaic School and Workshops, plus shipping out mosaic orders on a daily basis! 

There is never a dull moment at OzMosaics - we hope to meet you or make friends on Facebook.

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