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Mosaic Birdhouse Weekend
Come and try your hand at making a mosaic birdhouse!
Working with a pre-made wooden form and pieces of glass that can be shaped to suit your design. Participants will learn how to mosaic using the direct method. Participants will be shown how to cut and shape glass pieces using mosaic cutters, glass cutters, and glass grinders.
The class will run in two sessions to allow for drying time between processes;
Session 1: 10:30am- 3:30pm Saturday (includes break for lunch)
Session 2: 10:30am - until project is finished on Sunday (some participants may finish their projects earlier)
All sessions of the class will be held at the Leadlight By Ettore studios; Studio 1, The Old Auction House, 52-56 Mollison St, Kyneton, VIC, 3444.
This class is run in Studio 1, Leadlight By Ettore. Leadlight By Ettore is a multi-generational family glass arts business who specialize in leadlight windows, fused and slumped glass, and mosaics. The studio teaches terms and ad hoc glass arts classes as well as completing new commissions and repairs.
Session 1 - 10:30am-3:30pm Saturday
Session 2 - 10:30am Sunday - project until finished
- Learn the basics of direct method mosaics on a 3 dimensional form
- Gain skills in cutting and breaking glass using a variety of different tools
- Learn how to incorporate a variety of materials into your mosaic practice
- Each participant will complete a birdhouse to take home
- Get a solid basis in mosaics to allow you to create on your own
- Lunch can be brought from home, or there are many great cafes within Kyneton all within walking distance of the studio. Tea and coffee is available in the kitchen facilities within the precinct – no food is allowed in the glass studio.
All participants must wear closed toed shoes, and long hair must be tied back. Loose flowing clothing is not recommended in the studio and participants are reminded that while aprons are provided it is recommend to wear clothing they do not mind getting dirty.
Class is suitable for ages 15+. No experience necessary.
Cancellation of session booking within 7 days of the workshop start date will forfeit the full workshop fee. If cancelled by the participant between 7 - 21 days before the workshop the 50% deposit will not be refunded. At management discretion participants may be transfered to another workshop or session.
If a workshop is canceled by The Old Auction House due to insufficient enrollments, participants will be given the choice between a full refund or can transfer to a replacement workshop . Notification of cancellation of workshops will be at least 2 days before the workshop starts.
Please ensure that all dress code guidelines are carefully followed as management will not allow incorrectly attired particapants to have access to the studio spaces at The Old Auction House which may result in any fees being forfeited. Please note that even when visiting the studios these dress codes will still apply.