The Art of Mosaic
|Dates:||4 March 2017 - 25 March 2017|
|Time:||10:00 to 16:30|
|Location:||The Prince's School of Traditional Arts, 19-22 Charlotte Road, London EC2A 3SG|
The early Greeks used a simple and direct method for setting pebbles with a limited palette to adorn their floors. They were the first to understand that it is in the placing of the stones, in an organic yet harmonious fashion, that the art of mosaic is found.
During the workshop we will discuss the range of mosaic styles, mosaic making techniques, mosaic media and terminology supported by handouts, demonstrations and fun discussions. In this course students will be introduced to the art of mosaic through examples illustrating early Islamic, Roman and Byzantine mosaic.
All students will progress to a finished piece in ceramic, glass, marble or a combination of materials. All necessary tools and materials are provided in order to experience a popular and versatile mosaic making method.
You are welcome to work on your own project but please contact the course tutor beforehand.
David Feuerstein graduated from The Prince's School of Traditional Arts, formerly The Prince of Wales Institute of Architecture, in 2000 with an MA in the Traditional Arts Of The World. He also is a self-taught mosaic artist and has completed a mosaic course at a Ravenna-based school of mosaics. Today he is freelancing as a fine craftsman specializing in fashioning splendid fountains and other artistic creations.
Upcoming Courses with David Feuerstein
- Micro Mosaic: Emblema Vermiculatum Begins 6 May 2017