May 14, 2016

On the 14th of May, my long-awaited dream became a reality :) I left to Italy to attend an intensive 3-day mosaic workshop at the biggest mosaic school in the world: the Scuola Mosaicisti del Friuli in a small town called Spilimbergo, North of Venice. The school offers a 3-year program where students from all over the world come together to learn the art of mosaics. Lessons in geometric and decorative drawing, theory of colour, computer graphics, history of art as well as the technology of materials are included in the program. Upon graduating from this school, students are capable of interpreting any kind of s...

September 20, 2012

Martin Cheek, a renowned mosaic artist, came from the UK to Mosaikashop Montreal to give us one of his mosaic art workshops. It was very inspiring to see his work and all the hand-made glass ornaments that he makes himself. Every student had to come to class with his/her prepared drawing. Using a wide variety of mosaic smalti that Mosaikashop provided as part of the workshop, we slowly began to work on our project. The highlight of the workshop were Martin's beautiful collection of hand-made glass ornaments to choose from. Some students had pre-ordered specific designs that Martin created especially for their project. Th...

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