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Mosaic for the Garden

  • Arbutus Folk School 610 4th Ave E Olympia, WA, 98501 United States (map)

Instructor:  Jennifer Kuhns
Date: Sat. May 2nd and Sun. May 3rd
Time: Instruction is 10 am – 4:00 pm 
Cost: $145
Registration closes:  April 28th

Number of Students: Minimum of 6, maximum of 12
Skill level: No experience required

Materials provided by student:  Mosaic tools, if they have them. This includes: Glass scorer (toyo cutter), breaker-grozier pliers, running pliers and wheeled glass nippers.  

Class Description:  Create vibrant, colorful mosaic art for the garden! This class will cover the basics for exterior and garden mosaics. Lecture will include info on substrates appropriate for exterior use and their preparation, fixatives, setting, grouting and sealing. This class is great for the beginner as we will be covering tools, cutting techniques, and mosaic design, and is also appropriate for the student who has already experimented with interior or craft mosaics and would like to expand their knowledge to include exterior, garden or permanent installations. Students will create a mosaic garden ornament using stained glass on a stepping stone.

Notes: All classes take place at the Arbutus Folk School 610 4th Ave. E., Olympia, WA 98501. Classes will be canceled if minimum number of students are not registered. Registering early helps us prepare and offer the highest quality experience for everyone and there is no risk: Full refunds are provided if classes are canceled.   The Arbutus Folk School proudly admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin. 

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Earlier Event: May 2
Later Event: May 4
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