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- Toyoharu Kii: Working in White
Japanese Mosaic Master Toyoharu Kii come to CMS for an exclusive 4 day workshop, Working in White. “How do you express the feeling of something of color by white mosaic? To make a¬†white mosaic, one must think about what is the originality of mosaic.”¬†A limited palette can provide the artist ample opportunities to discover movement [...]
- Landscapes with Giulio Menossi
¬†We are proud to welcome¬†Maestro Guilio Menossi to CMS for a 10 day summer workshop open to beginning and experienced students. In this course,¬†students will create a landscape mosaic using the Venetian technique‚ÄĒalso known as the double reverse method‚ÄĒon paper. This technique, used to create photographic portraits with very high definition and extreme detail, was [...]
- Poetry and Music in Mosaic with Sue Giannotti -NEW!
Poetry, music, and art all have the power to move us, to touch our emotions, and evoke feelings. During this 4-day workshop with St. Louis artist Sue Giannotti, learn to take one of your favorite inspirational pieces of poetry or music and interpret its essence in an abstract or representational mosaic using smalti, marble, and [...]
- Mosaic Portraiture with Carol Shelkin
¬† Artist Carol Shelkin brings her expertise to CMS for this 2 day workshop utilizing glass to create a portrait in mosaic. Students¬†will use traditional and non-traditional mosaic techniques to understand structure, cross-contour, highlights, color, gradation, value and ¬†types of shadows. Ms. Shelkin will instruct students how to “see” things differently using her techniques and [...]
- Design Fundamentals with Sue Giannotti
Join artist Sue Giannotti for this 3-day intensive workshop and learn how to use the principles and elements of art to make your mosaics even better. With numerous hands-on exercises, Ms. Giannotti will teach value, color and andamento; fundamental design elements and principles (e.g. focal point, repetition); material selection and planning; and how to work [...]
- Micromosaic Jewelry: Techniques and Applications with Margo Anton- NEW!
Learn how to create high-end, fine scale mosaic jewelry in this two day workshop, while learning about the historical context of micromosaics. Participants will learn about compatible bases and adhesives, design concepts for jewelry, specific cutting and gluing techniques and more. The workshop will start with a lecture including the historical applications of micromosaics and [...]
- Wet Carved Concrete Workshop with Elder G. Jones
Artist Elder G. Jone returns to The Chicago Mosaic School to teach the Carved Concrete technique- a¬† process that was used by artisans early last century to make architectural elements.. Carving wet concrete is a method of sculpting that produces a durable piece of art. The sand and cement mixture sits in a form until [...]
- Verdiano Marzi coming September 2013
We will be posting dates and workshops soon!