Duration: 3 hours; $90. 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!
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
Note: All materials, supplies, and use of tools are provided.
Smalti Intensive Workshop
Duration: 7 hours; $225. 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!
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
Note: All supplies, use of tools and our beautiful selection of Italian smalti are provided.
Cancellation Policy: Full refunds (100%) will only be granted 28 days or more before the start date of the course. 75% Refund - between 27 and 21 days before the start date of the course. 50% Refund - between 20 and 14 days before the start date of the course. 25% Refund - between 13 and 7 days before the start date of the course. No refunds will be given for cancellations made 6 days of less before the start date of the course. Any fees that The Chicago Mosaic School must incur due to a refund, i.e., Paypal, will be deducted from the individual refund amount.