The members of SAMA offer a wide variety of educational options in the United States and around the world. Mosaic enthusiasts of any ability or level of experience will find something of interest. Students should contact instructors directly for up-to-date course listings.
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|Dalle de Verre: Out of the Thick and Into the Thin of It|
|Touchstone Center for Crafts|
|September 22-25, 2017|
One person’s trash can be the same person’s treasure. While learning to facet the richly colored, inch-thick Dalle de Verre (French for slab of glass), Claire discovered that the residual chips are themselves visually compelling raw mosaic materials. This workshop will cover the use of the faceting hammer; exploration of the effect of different substrates under chips (reflective materials, clear glass); and experimentation with chip placement to blend colors, create high dimension, and invent new andamento (lines or flow of pieces). Come open to working abstractly and exploring the wondrously luminous Dalle.
SAMA members who are enrolled at the Professional, Corporate, or Patron levels who wish to list their classes here can enter information in the Member Portal, “Website Forms” page.