Garden Mosaic Workshop with Jennifer Kuhns


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mosaic birdbath by Jennifer Kuhns

Workshop Dates:  Sat-Sun, July 27-28, 2019

Saturday: 10am-5pm, Sunday: 10am-4pm

Create vibrant, colorful mosaic art for the garden! In this class, learn the basics for exterior and garden mosaics from Jennifer Kuhns, a professional NW mosaic artist with extensive commercial and private exterior mosaic experience.

Lecture will include info on substrates appropriate for exterior use and their preparation, fixatives, setting, grouting and sealing.

This class is great for the beginner as we will be covering tools, cutting techniques, and mosaic design, and is also appropriate for the student who has already experimented with interior or craft mosaics and would like to expand their knowledge to include exterior, garden or permanent installations.

Students will construct a small birdbath from a terracotta pot and base, and adhere glass mosaic in a radiating pattern. Most students will finish grouting the top or bottom during class, and will be sent home with enough grout to complete the rest.

Price includes tuition, materials, use of necessary tools while in class, a simple lunch each day in the studio, and coffee/tea/light snacks.  Wheeled nippers (Leponitts) will be available for purchase ($25) if a student wishes to take a pair home; they are provided for use while you are in class. 

Class is limited to 10 students. As of June 29, this class is full. Contact Joanne to be placed on a wait list.

Workshop takes place in Joanne Daschel’s mosaic studio at the Lincoln City Cultural Center on the beautiful Oregon coast! Address is 540 NE Highway 101, Lincoln City OR 97367 (studio #1). Please note the studio is on the lower level, down a short flight of steps from the parking lot. There is a lift available for accessibility. Please contact Joanne with any questions.