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Mosaic Mandalas

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ClassGraphic Design and create a beautiful and completely unique 12” x 12” mosaic mandala for interior or exterior display. You will learn about the types of glass applicable to mosaic arts and how to use mosaic tools to cut and shape the colorful, luminescent glass into tesserae (the pieces that make a mosaic). Learn about glass mosaic design, double indirect method, direct method, grouting techniques, adhesives, substrates, terminology, and techniques for finishing mosaic projects. 
All tools and materials are provided in class. Please bring lunch for our mid-day break on Saturday. No previous mosaic experience necessary. However, the more mosaic experience you have the more detail you will be able to incorporate into your design. 

Register early, this class is limited to only 10 students!

For additional class information about what you need to bring to class see the special notice included in the registration email confirmation.


Class Details

2 Session(s)
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Weekly - Sat.  
  Weekly - Sun.  

Location : Aptos Main Campus Location : 
  Aptos Main Campus.

Instructor : Denise Davidson 



Please read: 
For maps and detailed information about parking on campus, please visit the Maps and Parking webpage.

Please plan to arrive on campus about 15 minutes prior to the class start.

Tools will be provided for you to use. However, if you have any tools for mosaic, please bring them with you. This would include: wheeled nippers, tile nippers, running pliers, wheeled glass cutter, grozier.

This class is about learning the technique rather than finishing a masterpiece. If you do not finish in the class time allotted you can take it home to finish.

If you choose to listen to something while you work independently, bring your earbuds.

Bring something for lunch, we will take a break during the Saturday class.

Parking is enforced 7 days a week on the Cabrillo Campus. Please carefully read the signage in areas where you park. Daily parking permits are $4.00 and can be purchased in any of the student parking lots from parking permit dispensers. Daily permits are only good for the date of purchase. Permit dispensers only accept credit and debit cards, no cash.



Materials Fee:


Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
6/1/2024 - 6/1/2024 Weekly - Sat 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM Aptos, Aptos Main Campus  Map, Room: 1304 Denise Davidson 
6/2/2024 - 6/2/2024 Weekly - Sun 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM Aptos, Aptos Main Campus  Map, Room: 1304 Denise Davidson