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Weekend Workshop - Smalti + Mixed Media + Hand formed Substrates!

ozmosaics smalti workshop brisbane 1Mosaic Weekend Workshop 
AU $330.00 (incl gst)

29 + 30 June 2019      *** FULLY BOOKED ***
13 + 14 July 2019        

More dates to be advised...

9 - 5.30 pm each day.
Deposit $100.00
Smalti + Mixed Media + 3D substrates!
Book now! Max 6 students.

Suitable for students who have completed OzMosaics Beginner workshop and/or OzMosaics Mosaic Floriade 3D workshop - or students who have basic mosaic skills and experience.  If you are unsure, please phone and have a chat with Sandy before booking.
Shared B&B accommodation available.
A fantastic mosaic weekend is planned for you! 

Dynasty Smalti + Mixed Media + hand-formed mini 3D mosaic substrate weekend.
This intensive, hands-on weekend workshop is sampler based to allow students to explore many mosaic methods and make hand-formed substrates.

Be very creative as you fashion your tesserae using Sandy's pique assiette 3D + pique faciette methods and build on mosaic substrates with special effects!
Sandy loves to alter material surfaces to enhance the beauty of mosaic tesserae and calls her method, pique faciette!

During this hands-on workshop, you will shape smalti from our Dynasty Smalti Collection, using a range of mosaic tools including the desk top hammer + hardie.
Experience traditional smalti technique/andamento and contemporary, faceted smalti tooling.
Try your hand at the wet saw and jigsaw reshaping wine bottles, cups, unusual objects and more!  It's easy and fun.

All students will have a set of loaner mosaic tools (Leponitts, Tile Nipper, Score 'n Snap tool and metal Tile File.
Shared Hammer + hardie, wet saw and jigsaw workstations will be set up in and outside the studio.

Students are welcome to bring their own tools, if desired.
Mix + match, reshape + facet a range of mixed media, mosaic materials such as slate, smalti, vitreous + ceramic tile, wine bottles, crockery, mirror + more using the direct, indirect, mosaic on mesh method and more!

Make mosaic samplers on wine bottles to experience working on a vertical surface,
Make mini mesh appliques to showcase the mosaic techniques and materials.
Patterns will be provided for the mosaic samplers.

Imagine making your own undulating, layered + 3D substrate samplers, cutting, shaping and building on fibreglass mesh mats and lightweight mosaic board.

Unleash your creativity with tesserae + exciting substrate options!
Continue working on your mosaic samplers at home.  

Grout + tinted thinsets + epoxy paste + substrate materials + slate + mosaic mesh, are included in the workshop price.
Students will bring an assortment of crockery + jewellery to shape into tesserae for their samplers.

Students  may shop as they go over the weekend for smalti, vitreous tile, mirror, millefiori and other mosaic materials available in OzMosaics Shop and these items will be added to the checkout final bill.

Day students to bring their own lunch.
Sleepover students will enjoy complimentary breakfast & lunch.

Sleepover students may arrive Friday afternoon and depart Monday morning or discuss your arrangements with us.

Please contact Dave Robertson 07 38474873 or email Studio OzMosaics, for more info on B&B Accommodation costs and general workshop enquiries.

Students will be emailed a list of things to bring after booking in.

Fly out students may take their mosaics home or we can post to you, after the workshop, at your cost.

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

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  • Always wear safety glasses
  • Wear closed in shoes
  • Wear a dusk mask
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  • Studio OzMosaics
    Cnr 492 Cavendish Rd & Arlington Sts
    Coorparoo  4151
    Brisbane Queensland Australia 
    Parking & Studio Entry in Arlington Street
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  • Tel: (+617) 3847 4873
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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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