COMMISSIONS, INSTALLATIONS, WORKSHOPS FOR ALL LEVELS
FRIDAY & SATURDAY ~ SEPT 29 & 30 10am to 5pm BOTH DAYS
ALL LEVELS, BASIC KNOWLEDGE OF MOSAIC MAKING REQUIRED
$ 375 plus $75 MATERAILS FEE PAID TO INSTRUCTOR
Perhaps the gradation wasn’t as smooth as you expected, or the difference in colors was too great?
Building gradations and shading objects in mosaics is different from when shading with the paint or pencils. Because of the tessera size the steps in shading and gradation tend to be greater, which can result in abrupt changes in the tonal values. How to make it all work to benefit your mosaic composition?
In this workshop you will learn how to create optical effects with tesserae to make transitions between different shades smooth and more gradual. We will start by working with different shades of the same color and then move on to transitions made in different colors. This type of gradations could be applied to representational work, such as flower petals or landscapes, and abstract pieces. We will also discuss thin-set tinting options and how the interstice space contributes to successful gradients. Throughout the workshop, you will make several small dry-laid samples to practice your techniques before attempting a final 8”x10” project. We will work with stained glass. Students are also welcome to bring their own smalti or other tesserae that have a range of tone.
LOCATION ~ THE BEAUTIFUL CANOPY GALLERY IN THE GARDEN ART BUILDING IN THE RAD (RIVER ARTS DISTRICT) IN ASHEVILLE, NC
Yulia Hanansen is a second-generation artist. Having mastered many techniques including mosaics, printmaking, drawing, painting, textiles, and more, Yulia has been primarily working in mosaics, prints, and painting. She takes pride in her ability to be able to create art in a variety of media and in a vast array of themes she comes up with. Her Mosaic Sphere Studio, LLC was the first mosaic studio/gallery in the state of Michigan to show and represent mosaic artwork. Studio has evolved through the years to offer not only unique mosaic artwork, but also prints, paintings, and drawings. Studio is currently located in a charming city of Baltimore, Maryland, USA where Yulia works and lives.
MA, MFA, Artist / owner Mosaic Sphere Studio, LLC, Baltimore, MD, USA.
Adjunct professor, School of Arts and Communications, Towson University, Towson, MD.
CANCELLATION POLICY ~ Putting together a workshop takes alot of work. Cancellation 1 month before the class- refund minus a $100 processing fee. Under 30 days there is no refund.