Special Workshops

We’d like to thank you from the bottom of our heart for supporting the studio during these challenging times❤

 

Fully COVID-19 compliant (click for details)

I'm so happy to let you know that we are finally back, we will continue to break tiles, create beautiful mosaics, laugh, relax and be HAPPY! 

The studio adheres to all the recommended safety precautions and guidelines to ensure everyone's safety, and to make sure we can all enjoy our creativity in a safe environment.

Our safety policies are based on New York state's guidance as well as the CDC's guidelines and include:

  • Classes are limited to 4 participants to insure social distancing.
  • As per CDC guidelines, temperature will be taken prior to entering the studio and  students who have a fever will be denied entry. If you don’t feel well, please wait until you are feeling better to join us.
  • The studio is clean and disinfected (including all surfaces and tools).
  • There is plenty of hand sanitizer, and all participants are required to wash their hands thoroughly upon entry.
  • All students will be wearing masks (please bring your own) and maintaining 6 ft social distancing.
  • The studio offers both indoor and outdoor working space.
  • The studio provides work aprons but we recommend, as an extra precaution, that students bring their own apron.
  • The studio door and/or windows will remain open to ensure good air circulation.

I hope this gives you peace of mind and comfort, so warm your engine and let’s fly away to the land of mosaic.

One-Time Abstract multimedia mosaic (Jan 30, 2021 - 5 hours)

Important: Due to COVID-19 precautions this workshop is limited to 4 participants, spots will be allocated on a first come first serve basis.

Description:

In This unique workshop there is no right or wrong! It is completely intuitive and creative!

The workshop combines two art forms: intuitive abstract painting and intuitive abstract mosaic. It is fun and relaxing, a pure source of joy of creativity!

You will create a one-of-a-kind multimedia wall art, approx. 8”x 8” in size, that you can take with you to decorate your home or give as a gift. During the workshop, you will create your piece in 2 steps:

  • First, you will paint the board using an intuitive paint method with your own unique design.
  • Second, you will mosaic the board using glass, beads, metal, and a wide variety of tesserae, creating a beautiful piece of different colors and mediums.

You will learn the basic technique for glass cutting, creating bead and glass layers, and gluing, allowing you to combine colors and shades that suit your artistic preferences.

Skill level: No experience needed! The workshop is suitable for anyone who wants to try this exciting art form, to learn something new, or to improve their mosaic skills.

Cost: $140
Material charge: $55

Materials included:  Glass, glass products, beads, metal, wood and paints.

Gifts: In the event you are purchasing the workshop as a gift, then full payment should be made at time of reservation.

Dates & time:
Sunday January 30, 2021 11:00am – 4:00pm

Cancellation Policy:
– Full Refund if workshop is canceled.
– No Refunds – within 7 days of the workshop.
– Sorry, deposit is non-refundable

Sign up now by clicking here or by calling (917) 943-1250, as spaces are limited.

NEW - Online interactive trivet making workshop (3 hours)

Description:

Join me online at my NY mosaic studio for a fully interactive exciting 3-hour Trivet making workshop and experience the joy of mosaic while creating your own colorful and useful trivet to put on your dinner table and to be proud of!

During the workshop I will be demonstrating everything live and assisting each student individually. You will experience basic cutting techniques while learning how to use a mosaic tile nipper correctly, gluing techniques, applying grout for the final finish as well as basic mosaic design skills.

All the needed materials are included in the price and you will have the opportunity to choose the center element as well as your color pallet based on your personal preferences once you enroll.

This workshop is for anybody who wants to learn a brand-new art form in a fun and creative way or develop their existing mosaic skills through new and exciting projects.

After you enroll you will receive an email from the studio with the different color pallets and a variety of center elements, so please make sure to include your correct email address when registering.

Once you make your choice the materials will be mailed to you. Please allow 14 business days for the package to arrive and take it into consideration when scheduling your online zoom workshop.

Skill level: No experience needed! The workshop is suitable for anyone who wants to try this exciting art form, or who wants to improve their mosaic skills.

Cost: $160
Price includes all materials, tools and grout.

Materials included

  • A verity of colored tiles (based on the color pallet you choose).
  • A center element.
  • A square substrate (a wooden board) approx.7” to 8”
  • Glue
  • Paint brush
  • Grout
  • Craft sticks
  • Craft sponge

Please note that you will need to purchase a ceramic tile nipper prior to the workshop (approx. $12-$14). You can purchase it from the home depot or on amazon.

Gifts: In the event you are purchasing the workshop as a gift, then full payment should be made at time of reservation.

Dates & time:
Please note that all stated times are EST

Sunday, July 1, 10:30am – 1:30pm
Sunday, September 15, 2020 11:00am – 2:30pm
Please contact us to be notified of upcoming dates

Cancellation Policy:
– Full Refund – 14 days prior to the workshop (In the event your materials have already been shipped to you, you will be required to return all the materials at your own expense before a refund will be processed).
– Full Refund if workshop is canceled.
– No Refunds – within 14 days of the workshop.

Sign up now by clicking here or by calling (917) 943-1250, as spaces are limited.

Self-Paced Mosaic Fundamentals (4-Session Bundles)

Description:
If you’ve ever wanted to try a new, exciting, and fun form of artistic expression, Mosaic Fundamentals is the course for you!

Mosaic fundamentals is a self-paced program that gives students the ability to develop the fundamental mosaic skills needed to create beautiful works of art on their own. During the program, you will create a piece of beautiful art to take home with you once it is complete. You will have the option to choose between creating a beautiful 20” side table or a unique piece of wall art to hang wherever you like.

Through small sessions that include personalized guidance, you will:

  • Design, plan, and create your very own piece of art in a fun and relaxing environment that relieves stress and encourages creativity alongside other mosaic beginners.
  • Build a deep understanding of the materials, adhesives and tools used when creating intricate mosaic pieces.
  • Learn special techniques for cutting and nipping tiles to create unique shapes, textures and color combinations. 
  • Be introduced to the various methods for laying and gluing the tiles you create, and for applying grout and finishes to make your mosaic personal and unique.

Mosaic Fundamentals is for anybody! Come to learn a brand-new art form in a fun and creative way or develop your existing mosaic skills through new and exciting projects.

Skill level: Little or no experience needed!

Dates & time: Self-Paced Mosaic Fundamentals is offered in the mornings and evening on Mondays or Tuesdays, giving you the flexibility to come when it is most convenient for you.
Morning Workshop:  10:30am – 1:00pm
Evening Workshop:    6:30pm – 9:00pm

Cost: $240 (per four classes, each class is 2.5 hours) + $85 one-time materials fee

Deposit: A $75 nonrefundable deposit is required. The balance is due 7 days prior to the workshop starting date and may be paid with cash, credit card or check.

Gifts: In the event you are purchasing the workshop as a gift, full payment should be made at the time of reservation.

Rescheduling and missed sessions:
In the event you can’t make it on the day you scheduled, you will have the option to reschedule a session for within 3 weeks of the scheduled date. Students who miss a session will be able to make it up the following week or on a different day.

Cancellation Policy:
– Full refund if workshop is canceled.
– No refunds – within 7 days of the workshop.
– Deposit is non-refundable.

Sign up now by clicking here or by calling (917) 943-1250, as due to social distancing, spaces are limited.

Intro to Mosaic (4 sessions)

Description:
This workshop consists of 4 sessions (2.5 hours each) and is designed to teach basic mosaic skills. The workshop caters to students with little or no prior mosaic experience who want to acquaint themselves with this exciting art form in a relaxing and supportive atmosphere.

Throughout this workshop you will be introduced to basic mosaic techniques while creating a colorful, beautiful and useful tabletop “lazy Susan” (for hot or cold dishes) to decorate your kitchen and dinner table.

  • You will acquaint yourself with mosaic materials, tools, and adhesives used to create mosaic works.
  • You will learn basic cutting, nipping and gluing techniques.
  • You will choose your materials from a huge selection of colors and shades to suit your artistic preferences.

Skill level: Little or no experience needed!

Dates & time: This workshop begins each week and runs for 4 consecutive Mondays OR Tuesdays.
Morning Classes:  10:30am – 1:00pm
Evening Classes:    6:30pm – 9:00pm

Cost: $315
Price includes 4 sessions (2-1/2 hours each), one-on-one personal guidance, a center element, as well as all materials, substrate, tools, adhesive and grout needed to complete your work.
Grout will be applied by the studio for no additional charge.

Deposit: A $75 nonrefundable deposit is required. The balance is due 7 days prior to the workshop starting date. and may be paid in cash, by credit card or checks.

Gifts: In the event you are purchasing the workshop as a gift, then full payment should be made at time of reservation.

Rescheduling and missed sessions:
In the event you can’t make it on the day you scheduled, you will have the option to reschedule the workshop for within 3 weeks of the initial date. Student who miss a session will be able to make it up the following week or on a different day. You may miss/reschedule a session up to twice during the workshop.

Cancellation Policy:
– Full Refund if workshop is canceled.
– No Refunds – within 7 days of the workshop.
– Sorry, deposit is non-refundable

Sign up now by clicking here or by calling (917) 943-1250, as spaces are limited.

Mosaic Basic Skills A-Z (7 sessions)

Description:
This comprehensive workshop requires little or no prior experience and consists of 7 sessions (2.5 hours each).
It is specifically designed in a unique, fun and easy way to teach a complete set of mosaic skills in a relaxing and supportive atmosphere.
Students who attend this workshop will have acquired all the skills needed to complete mosaic works from scratch to finish and much more.

In this workshop you will create a colorful and spectacular mosaic tabletop or wall art to take home and be proud of!

  • You will acquire in depth knowledge of mosaic materials, ceramic and glass tesserae, tools, and adhesives used in mosaics.
  • You will master cutting and nipping of tiles into a multitude of shapes. Learn different laying and gluing approaches, as well as grouting and finishing techniques.
  • You will be learn mosaic design, planning and color combinations. You will use these skills to choose materials from a wide variety of colors and shades to suit your personal preferences.

Skill level: Little or no experience needed!
The workshop is suitable for anyone with little or no prior experience who wants to try this exciting art form and master basic mosaic techniques.

Dates & time: This workshop begins each week and runs for 7 consecutive Mondays OR Tuesdays.
Morning Workshop:  10:30am – 1:00pm
Evening Workshop:    6:30pm – 9:00pm

New year special: $495 (down from $575)
Price includes 7 sessions (2-1/2 hours each), all materials, tesserae, substrate, tools, adhesives and grout.

Deposit: A $75 nonrefundable deposit is required. The balance is due 7 days prior to the workshop starting date. and may be paid in cash, by credit card or checks.

Gifts: In the event you are purchasing the workshop as a gift, then full payment should be made at time of reservation.

Rescheduling and missed sessions:
In the event you can’t make it on the day you scheduled, you will have the option to reschedule the workshop for within 3 weeks of the initial date. Student who miss a session will be able to make it up the following week or on a different day. You may miss/reschedule a session up to twice during the course of the workshop.

Cancellation Policy:
– Full Refund if workshop is canceled.
– No Refunds – within 7 days of the workshop.
– Sorry, deposit is non-refundable

Sign up now by clicking here or by calling (917) 943-1250, as spaces are limited.

If you have questions please call us (917) 943-1250 or fill out the form and we will contact you at your earliest convenience. 

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