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workshops & seminars




Mosaictopia

by Kostas Mountzouris


 

 

 

 

 

                               1/.  Copy of ancient mosaic by direct method

(for beginners)

 

                             

 

 

This method is particularly recommended for  begginers as well as for those seeking training on the basics of mosaic tradition. The technique of direct positioning in provisional support on lime, is to replicate as much as possible the ancient mosaics. The mosaic, made of marble and glass enamels has maximum dimensions 30 x 30 cm.

 

Course content : model selection, positioning, preparation of temporary support, positioning tesseras on lime, cloth gluing, cleaning, application on final support.

 

 

Wednesdays 17:00 - 19:30 or Saturdays 10:00 - 12:30

                                 max 10 students from 16 years of age

 

 

 

 

 

2/. Mosaic art : origins to today

(for beginners)

 

Tesserae | Tools | Binders | Techniques | Design | Colour| History of Mosaic Art| Aesthetic restoration   

 

 

 

 

Study of the evolution of the art of floor and wall mosaics. Theoretical and practical approach on aesthetic and technical choices of mosaicists from origins to today through the creation of works (15 x 15 cm) illustrating the evolution of this art to achieve a contemporary expression.

 

 

Wednesdays 19:30 - 22:00 or Saturdays 12:30 - 14:00

                                 max 10 students from 16 years of age

 

 

 

            Three months, Cost 350 € (Materials included)

 

 

 

 

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"If I hear,I forget,

if I see,I remember,

                                                if I do, I understand"                     

Confucius

 

Workshop's languages 

Children 9-12  years of age