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Tempered and Textured Glass Mosaic Extravaganza in Oakland, CA

Four great examples of the varied ways in which you can use tempered and transparent glass technique.



March 4: (11-6)
March 5 (11-5)

Photos of previous classes here

Each step of the tempered and textured glass technique is so satisfying. Think fearless painting, scribbling, inking, collage, embellishing, glassing, and grouting. You’ll be immersed in a grand build-up of color, pattern, sparkle, and shape. No previous experience necessary!

~~~~Tempered, Transparent, Textured Glasses:

This is NOT a traditional mosaic class wherein traditional tessera such as tile, marble, stained glass, seashells, etc. are used. This workshop focuses only on the technique of using transparent, salvaged tempered glass in mosaic. No previous experience necessary!

Some of the topics: Review of some of the leading tempered glass artists, tools, supplies and where to get them, substrates, adhesives, colorants, and various media including decorative papers, photos, gift wrap, etc..Cutting glass (hand tools and Ringsaw), alcohol inks, and several other colorants, and mixing in other mosaic materials such as polymer clay tiles, ceramic, mirror, and stained glass.

You will do 3 small pieces (including a jewelry piece) that explore the wide range of substrates suitable to tempered glass mosaic technique (wood, glass, etc.). You can bring your own decorative papers, photos, or other flat (paper-thin) mementos if you'd like.

On the second day, we will grout our pieces. Susan will teach various ways to add multi-color and metallic effects to your grout!

You'll be delighted with this simple technique and the art you create in just one weekend!

FEES: 290./30. materials
For more information: susan@scmosaics.com
To register: please pay half the class fee (145.) as a deposit via paypal (my acct: sucra88@hotmail.com) or snail mail (PO Box 1511, Carmichael, CA 95609). Please note on the payment which class you're signing up for.