Please get in touch if you would like a mosaic session on Zoom too.
Spend time transforming tiles, broken crockery, stone, granite and other materials into a mosaic you can treasure for your home or garden. These sessions are held in my studio in Macleod and provide an introduction to the picassiette style of making mosaics. This is a cost-effective, sustainable and creative way to salvage items that would otherwise be discarded.
Mosaics can be made by all kinds of people and no experience is necessary. Even children as young as four years old can assemble and glue pieces to make something colourful and joyful. Many people find the process of making mosaics very relaxing and meditativeand time just slips away.
Thank you for a wonderful afternoon creating mosaics. Mum and I really enjoyed ourselves. You are a wonderful inspiration. (Anna, workshop participant, 2019)
Making mosaics with Amanda is to immerse myself in a world of shape and colours that calms the mind and soothes the soul. My little collection of pieces for the garden is steadily growing. It feels good to let the artist in me come out and play every once in a while. (April, workshop participant 2018-2019)
$60 per session including materials and refreshments. Grouting fee 20-$25 per item - depending on size, done at least 24 hours after workshop (discounts for groups)
Children's workshops, parties and school holiday sessions
For children over 5 years $35 per child
Please inquire via the contact form below Max. 5 children per session. Discounts for groups of two or more.
Please call Amanda to discuss details.
These sessions aim to give you an introduction to the basics of mosaics, to get your brain and hands working to make patterns in a relaxing and supportive environment.
People work at different paces, depending on whether they have already contemplated and drawn up what they would like to make. Some may finish their piece in one workshop. Others will need a follow-up session to complete their work. Grouting, if needed, is done at least 24 hours afterwards.
One-on-one mosaic or grouting session - by appointment.
What to bring
Enthusiasm and a willingness to learn. If you have an old cup, plate or other item you would like to include in your mosaic, please bring this along.
Wear solid shoes, and comfortable clothing. Optional items: apron, rags, water bottle.
To secure your spot in a workshop, payment is due one week before the workshop date. A 25% cancellation fee will be charged if you cancel within a week and can't come another time.