Indirect Method Mosaic Workshop: Half Day

Master mosaic making for beginners with this interactive London class.

4 hours Class size 1 to 6     label £60

Could your DIY home decor use a touch of vibrant colour? Join expert mosaicist Giulia and learn how to make your very own mosaic at this beginner-friendly workshop in London.

Working from a pre-made design, you'll learn how to create your piece using the indirect method, where the mosaic is formed backwards on paper in a mirror image and then flipped onto the wooden support to be grouted.

Your teacher will guide you step-by-step throughout the process as you begin to cut and shape your tiles, so don't worry if this is your first mosaic making experience. This half-day workshop is the perfect opportunity for beginners to have some crafty fun and pick up the basics!

In this workshop, you'll cover:

  • Introduction to the course and the technique.
  • Selection of the design and materials.
  • How to transfer/ draw an image to prepare the creation of a mosaic.
  • How to cut and shape tiles to create your own mosaic using mosaic nippers.
  • How to create a mosaic using Andamento (layout) technique.
  • The indirect method: glueing your tesserae on brown paper and then flipping it onto the wooden support.
  • How to complete and grout your mosaic.

Whether you're developing a new skill with your besties or you're searching for fun birthday party ideas in London, this creative class is sure to leave you with a beautiful mosaic to take home and display.

Please note:
If you wish to bring your own design it will need to be agreed upon with the tutor in advance before the start of the workshop.

The course will only run with a minimum of 2 students

What you'll get
  • All of the materials and equipment for the workshop.
  • Your stunning mosaic measuring approx. 10cm x 10cm to take home.

Holborn Cockpit Arts, Cockpit Yard, Northington Street WC1N 2NP London

This venue is within walking distance of Chancery Lane and Holborn tube stations

Indirect Method Mosaic Workshop: Half Day location
Your teacher
South London Mosaic
South London Mosaic

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Giulia Manzoni is an Italian Graduated Mosaicist from the Mosaic School of Spilimbergo in Italy, gaining a complete mosaic education spanning from history and design to fabrication and installation. Now based in London, Giulia has collaborated on numerous projects, such as the floor restoration of the Victoria and Albert Museum. She is also involved in several bespoke mosaic projects and mosaic teaching.

Her mosaic teaching experience started in 2014 when she worked as Costumer Mosaic Designer in a mosaic studio based in San Francisco. After moving to London, at the end of 2016, she was part of the teaching team at the Southbank Mosaic and after at the London School of Mosaic for a short time before starting her own mosaic courses.

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