Chicago Mosaic School

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    Mosaic Jewelry Workshop

    You’ve never tried your hand at mosaics before? It’s time to get in on a piece of the action! Mosaic jewelry is all the rage in fashion magazines and boutiques. In this three hour workshop you will create something to express your personal, one-of-a-kind sense of fashion. Students will make two finished mosaic pendants that are embellished using wonderful studio materials (glass, stone, millefiori). This workshop at CMS is a fun opportunity to make something lasting and special. WARNING: Mosaic Jewelry Workshop may be addictive and Chicago Mosaic School is one of the few treatment centers that addresses this affliction!
    Mosaic Jewelry Workshop

    1806 W Cuyler Ave, Chicago

    • Learn rudimentary mosaic methods and techniques to create two pendants during a 3-hour workshop
    • Experiment with glass, stone and millefiori to express your personal fashion
    • Discover a historied technique of decorative art that began as early as the 3rd millennium B.C.
    • Pick up basic skills that you can practice and perfect at home
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    Mosaic Basics Workshop

    Welcome to the world of mosaics, where “you break it, you buy it” is not a caveat -- fragments are encouraged! This 3 hour introductory class will introduce beginners to the basics of mosaic making. You’ll learn about the astonishing variety of materials and adhesives, design and composition, the cutting and laying out of tile, and the grouting process. Supplies such as glass tile, ceramic tile, sheet glass, and china are available for students to explore and incorporate in their work, and all the necessary tools, adhesives, and materials are provided. WARNING: Mosaic Art may be addictive and Chicago Mosaic School is one of the few treatment centers that addresses this affliction!
    Mosaic Basics Workshop

    1806 W Cuyler Ave, Chicago

    • Learn the basics of mosaic-making: design/composition, cutting/laying tile, and the grouting process
    • Experiment with glass tile, ceramic tile, sheet glass and china
    • Discover a historical techniques of decorative art that began as early as the 3rd millennium B.C.
    • Exercise your creativity with a personalized assemblage
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    Smalti Intensive Workshop

    Raise your glasses! Chicago Mosaic School now has a workshop devoted to Smalti! Learn how to cut and set glass mosaic tiles using contemporary methods during a full-day workshop at CMS. In this intensive class you’ll learn about a millennia-old art form that has seen a resurgence because of modern glass tile technologies. Discussions of design, color, texture and composition will enhance your grasp and performance of the art over the course of the day. WARNING: Smalti Intensive Workshop may be addictive and Chicago Mosaic School is one of the few treatment centers that addresses this affliction!
    Smalti Intensive Workshop

    1806 W Cuyler Ave, Chicago

    • Learn how to cut and set Smalti using contemporary techniques, methods and tools
    • Discuss ways to approach design, color, texture and composition in your work
    • Explore the rich, colorful traditions of Byzantine glass mosaic tiles
    • Exercise your creativity by creating a personalized assemblage
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