Create mosaic art by employing different methods and working with a variety of materials. Explore methods for creating realistic representations of three dimensional forms such as portraits, animals or landscape. Learn the contemporary European folk art technique called Pique Assiette (“Broken China Mosaics”) combinations of broken china, ceramic dishes, stained glass, vitreous glass, ceramic tile and found objects such as rocks, shells and mirrors. Learn and apply the indirect method used for completing mosaics panels or mosaics off site. Students will complete a total of 4 projects.
Note: Elective for Art and the Creative Process Certificate. No prior mosaic experience necessary. Bring sketch pad and pencils to first class. Material cost: approx. $50-$100 depending on variety and quantity of materials students purchase.
Course Number: ART-40354
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Art and the Creative Process