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Smalti/Driftwood Workshop on Saturday 4th November 2017

Due to the success of the previous day, another Smalti and Driftwood Workshop will be held at Jane Silk Studios, on Saturday 4th November, 10am until 4pm. Beate Linkleman from Mosaic Bazaar will again be present with her Mobile Orsoni Smalti Library. Cost for the day is $70, with a $40 deposit to secure your spot. Smalti is extra, and please bring along your lunch. Morning and afternoon tea supplied. On the day, you will learn how to route out  Driftwood with power tools, so Smalti can be embedded into the wood. It is a beautiful finish and unique combining the natural shape and colour of the wood, with the glorious and vibrant colours of the Smalti glass. Please contact me if you are interested.

Comments OffJuly 21, 2017
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Mosaic Exhibition “Seaside” at The Experience Cafe, Blair Athol, Aug/Sep 2017

From Saturday 12th August there will be a wonderful exhibition from at least 11 South Australian Mosaic Artists. To be held at The Experience Cafe, Clifton Street, Blair Athol.  Cafe open Wed – Saturday, 10 am – 3pm. The theme is Seaside, and pieces will be 20cm x 20cm in size, and all priced under $150. Opening day Saturday 12th August 3-5pm. I will have at least 3 mosaics included. Please come along and enjoy this fabulous exhibition.

Comments OffJuly 21, 2017
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Weekly Mosaic Classes at Aldinga Community Shed

I offer a weekly class at Aldinga Community Shed, Symonds Reserve, Aldinga Beach SA on Fridays from 1pm – 3pm. Class costs $12 per week. BYO your own project and materials. Facilities include use of glass grinders and also a large kiln for Glass Fusing. Classes are for all levels, from beginners to more advanced students. Please contact me for more information. All welcome!

Comments OffJuly 7, 2017
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Beginners Mosaic Workshop Saturday 22nd July 2017

I will be offering a beginners mosaic workshop on Saturday 22nd July. 10am until 5pm at my home studio. Students will learn about types of substrates and materials, types of cutting tools, and techniques, adhesives and basic design techniques. On this day, you will be supplied a substrate to create your mosaic on, and all materials to use, including ceramic tiles and crockery. Also includes in the price of $110, is a light lunch and morning/afternoon tea. Classes are small, with a maximum of 4 students, so you will have plenty of one on one tuition. An enjoyable, fun day for the beginning of your mosaic journey. Please contact me to book, and for more information.

UPDATE AS OF 24-5-17  *** ONLY ONE PLACE LEFT*** Please contact me if you wish to book in!

BOOKED OUT AS OF 25-6-17  Please check back for future workshops.

Comments OffMay 20, 2017
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Smalti and Driftwood Workshop/Beginners Smalti Workshop Weekend 15th/16th July 2017

I will be offering a 2 day weekend in conjunction with Jane Silk Mosaics and Beate Linkleman of Mosaic Bazaar. This weekend will offer students with previous experience with Smalti and opportunity to use it  in conjunction with Driftwood. On Saturday 15th July students with experience, will learn how to route Driftwood and embed it into Driftwood pieces. The cost for this full day workshop is $70 which includes Driftwood, adhesive and morning/afternoon tea. Smalti is extra, and BYO safety glasses and your lunch.

Day 2, Sunday 16th July,  is for beginners/intermediate students of Smalti, wishing to learn about types of Smalti, how to cut, design mosaics using Smalti, using  adhesives. Beate Linkleman will talk about the production and types of beautiful Orsoni Smalti from Italy, and will have on hand a wide selection of Smalti to purchase. You can also pre order from her website www.mosaicbazaar.com.au  for this day. Cost for this day is $90, which includes a Marmox board, adhesive, and also morning/afternoon tea. BYO Smalti and your lunch.

Both days class starts at 10am until 5pm.

Students attending Saturday, are welcome to attend Sunday as well, to continue their projects from Saturday. Cost for those students is $50 for the Sunday.

A deposit is required to secure a booking. Bank transfer information will be available. Please contact me for more information and to book your place.

Comments OffMay 15, 2017
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Beginners Mosaic Workshop Saturday 7th January 2017

I will be offering a beginners workshop on Saturday 7th January 10am until 5pm. Cost is $110 inclusive. I provide you with materials for your first mosaic, use of tools and equipment etc, also includes a light lunch and morning tea/coffee.

Throughout the day you will learn the basics of mosaics,  from materials, types of tools, bases you are able to use, how to grout, and also how to design your mosaic, use of colour etc. It is a fun and informative day at my small home studio. Maximum students are 4. I have 3 place available. Please contact me if you are interested.

Comments OffNovember 2, 2016
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“Tesserae” Solo Exhibition May 2016

I am presenting “Tesserae” By Carol HIll.  A journey into the mosaic world, piece by piece, with an eclectic mix of styles, inspiration and technique.

To be held at Pruner’s Hut, 45 Trotts Rd, McLaren Flat, S.A. from Friday 6th May.

Open hours: Friday 10.30am til 3pm

Saturday and Sunday 10.30am til 5pm

I will be in attendance on Saturday 7th May from 1pm for an unofficial opening/meet and greet. Please come along and grab yourself a coffee, and enjoy my collection of my work.

ALL ARTWORKS ARE FOR SALE

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Comments OffApril 18, 2016
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Smalti Workshop Tuesday 19th January 2016

I have one vacancy left for a Smalti Workshop on Tuesday 19th January 2016. This class is for intermediate/advanced students, or even beginners whom would like to explore the beautiful world of hand made Italian and Mexican Glass. Class is 10am until 5pm, and included in the price is a light lunch and tea/coffee. During this class, you will learn about the origin of Smalti, the different types of Smalti produced, various techniques in cutting the Smalti, and how to incorporate it into your mosaics. You will also learn how to adhere your Smalti to your substrate using different adhesives. This day will benefit students wishing to advance their knowledge and skills in their mosaics.

Cost of the workshop is $145 for the day. This includes Mexican Smalti for your project, a base to mosaic on, use of tools, equipment, glue etc. and also lunch/tea/coffee.

If you would like to purchase your own Smalti online, then cost of the workshop will be $40 less.

Please contact me if you wish to book for this workshop.

Comments OffDecember 11, 2015
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Gift Vouchers Available – Great Christmas Gift!

I offer gift vouchers to your chosen value. They can be redeemed for Mosaic Workshops, including Beginners, Stained Glass, and more advanced classes. They may also be redeemed for purchase of my mosaics for sale. Please contact me if you are interested in purchasing a gift voucher for family or friends.

Comments OffNovember 29, 2015
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Smalti Workshop (Intermediate/Advanced students) Saturday 4th July 2015

I have one place left for this specialised workshop in Hand made Smalti. This glass tesserae is made in Italy and Mexico, and has colours and lustre incomparible to any other tesserae. Beautiful to work with, it is the ‘bees knees” of the mosaicking world and available in numerous colour tones. In this workshop I will talk about the origins of Smalti, how it is produced, cutting.glueing techniques and design/use in your mosaic. You will be supplied a small board to mosaic on, but in this workshop you will need to bring along your own Smalti you wish to use. Cost for the day, is $80, plus the cost of your Smalti. I will include a light lunch and tea/coffee. If you are further on in your mosaic journey, then this workshop will inspire you to broaden you mosaic horizons!  Please contact me if you wish to join the workshop.

Comments OffJune 9, 2015
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