In this fun and informative online course, Katherine England shares many wonderful techniques and tricks she has learned for creating mosaics with beads. Students will learn how quickly a complicated and detailed piece can be created using an array of media. Katherine not only covers application techniques for simple beading, but she also discusses how to apply the materials on a variety of substrates and surfaces including some flat or three-dimensional.
Katherine shares her favorite adhesive to use for this technique. It is one of the strongest adhesives on the market and works really well with creating beaded mosaics.
In this course, students even learn to use these beading techniques on outdoor projects. Katherine also teaches how to create dainty additions, attachments, and other structures that are not possible with other mosaic techniques. Finally, she discusses a way to mix traditional mosaics with her inventive use of adhesives and beads. This course will expand your creative skills in new and imaginative ways, and these skills can be utilized in many future projects.
This course comes with a full downloadable PDF with all the tools, materials and resources. There is also a 25% discount on the special adhesive for the first 100 students to purchase this course.
is a prolific visual artist who also teaches in schools, in her studio, and at art retreats nationwide. In addition to creating and promoting public works of art, Katherine has taught and has been an activist for art education in the public school system for nearly twenty years.
Her favorite medium right now is glass and she loves breaking, nipping, melting, and coaxing it into playful patterns and whimsical figures. Her largest mosaic piece is 40' by 8' but she also enjoys playing with tinier pieces.
A variety of people and institutions seek out Katherine to create unique commissioned pieces for their offices, stores, and places of employment, and her work can be seen in both private and public collections throughout the United States.
I follow your posts on Facebook and enjoy seeing what you are working on, In fact I made a tile mosaic bird based on some of Katherine's instructions. Can't wait to make a project following this class. Elaine
Thanks so much for offering this class. It was handled very well, very informative and kept a very good pace, very clearly spoken. Thank you! Linda D.