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Mosaics for Christmas Gifts

This course explores the craft of mosaics using various tesserae, glass tiles, china, stone and other small objects. You will create different usable or decorative pieces of work with the help of your tutor. You will make several 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 items made will be on the theme of Nature. Suitable for those who have completed a previous Mosaic course or have a little mosaic experience. However complete beginners can also be accommodated. They will be shown basic techniques and encouraged to produce simple designs to start with.
You will explore different woods, glues and surfaces that are suitable to mosaic indoor and outdoor 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.

For further information about this course please contact Torquay Adult & Community Learning on 01803 540865 or email acltorquay@southdevon.ac.uk

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Code Location Dates Day Times Weeks 19-23 Fee 19+ Fee  
AL9D221PDC Adult Torquay 30/OCT/17 - 27/NOV/17 MON 18:45 - 20:45 5 £44.00
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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.
T3 Courses marked may entitle you to free tuition fees if you are enrolling on your first full Level 3 qualification and are 19 to 23 years olds.
19+ Courses marked may entitle you to an Advanced Learning Loan to help fund your studies, available for learners aged 19 or over.

“I chose to study the Foundation in Art and Design course and specialised in Photography. College gives you a lot more freedom, the lessons are structured more professionally which gives you an idea of what it will be like at university. I would really recommend this course if you want to grow as a designer."Alfie Reddy

Adult and Community Learning – Torquay

We provide a vast range of Adult and Community Learning courses that enable you to try something new and recreational. Our provision is delivered at various locations for your convenience in Brixham, Paignton, Newton Abbot and Torquay.

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