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Recreational Course: Mosaics Exploring Colour and Texture (Torquay)

This course explores the craft of mosaics using various tesserae; glass tiles, china, beads and other small objects. You will create different usable or decorative pieces of work with the help of your tutor. You will make at least three different pieces of work suitable to decorate your home or give as gifts and shown how to finish them off at home using grouting techniques. The course will explore texture and colour whilst building up knowledge of mosaic technique.

You will explore different woods, glues and surfaces that are suitable to mosaic pieces on and what types of tessarae (tiles) can be used. You will learn the safe use of tools and how to cut and place your tessarae securely to your surface. You will learn how colours, textures and tile direction can enhance your pieces of work. You will be given ideas and shown samples of the items that will be made during the course. See handout for exactly what you will be making.

For further details about this course please contact Torquay Adult Community Learning on 01803 540865 or email [email protected]

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Code Location Dates Day Times Weeks 19+ Fee  
AL9C821PDC 24/02/2020 - 23/03/2020 MON 18:45:00:0 - 20:45:00:0 5 £47.50 Apply Now
FC Courses marked are full cost with no reductions available.
T2 Courses marked may entitle you to free tuition fees if you are enrolling on your first full Level 2 qualification and are 19 to 23 years olds.
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19+ Courses marked may entitle you to an Advanced Learning Loan to help fund your studies, available for learners aged 19 or over.

I am qualified in cake decorating and flour confectionery and have been teaching adults in and around Devon for 36 years. As a master baker I am always eager to inspire people in this fascinating craft.I have a wealth of experience and knowledge including; how to make royal icing, sugar flowers, marzipan, chocolate and also modelling and sugarpaste work. I love to revive techniques I learnt as an apprentice baker & confectioner. Many students who attended my course have now opened their own cake businesses, however my main focus is that my classes are fun for everyone where learning new skills.Margaret Brooking

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