Tempered Glass Mosaics with Carol Shelkin

Everything you need to know to create a Tempered Glass Mosaic.

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Working in a mixed media style with layering techniques, Carol shares her years of experience and talent. This course begins with instruction on how to choose materials and create the background using tissue paper, glitter, personal photos, art work, or other found objects such as baubles and beads. Carol shares all her tips, techniques and secrets to create a successful tempered glass mosaic. Using a single piece of tempered glass, Carol carefully explains how to break and use the pieces to create the whimsical art along with other glass for different effects. Carol also explains the best way to create tinted grout using the Mosaic Arts Online liquid tints. This is a very achievable project that is great for the beginner or the more experienced. Also included in this online course is a printable PDF with a full resource list of all the tools and materials necessary to complete this project. Have fun!

Your Instructor

Carol Shelkin
Carol Shelkin

Carol Shelkin, a visual artist is creating contemporary, fine art, original and intricate mosaic designs that eminent care and attention to detail with hand cut, high quality stained glass and other glass materials.

Taking to art as soon as she was able to hold a crayon, she started attending Fleisher Art Memorial in Philadelphia at seven years old. It was made clear at a young age that her life would be centered on her passion for art.
She continued her artistic direction with studies at Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and studied under mosaic masters in Ravenna, Italy. Before becoming a full time artist and instructor, she owned a successful arts nursery school/child care program.
Carol accepts week long and weekend workshops, commissions and creates one-of-a-kind works of art that are displayed in galleries, community centers, libraries, commercial and residential settings. She works with the clients to form a partnership to help make their visions into a work of art. She also offers workshops and tours as far as Costa Rica, Mexico, and Spain, to name a few with Worldwide Mosaic Art Workshops and Tours.
Carol received several grants from The Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, Upper Darby Arts and chosen to receive the prestigious Robin Brett Mosaic Scholarship for continued education from The Society of American Mosaic Artists. She is a Founding Member and past President of The Mosaic Society of Philadelphia.
Carol finds a very eclectic approach to surface design, placing glass where she, as a painter naturally places paint.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 14 days and we will give you a full refund.

Thank you Carol for sharing your talents. I learned so much and had no idea how easy and fun it easy to create with tempered glass. Jackie F.

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