Beginner Level, Dianne Sonnenberg, Instructor
Thursday, Mar. 19th, 11:00am-2:00pm, Cost: $85, includes supply fee
This is a fun, friendly and fast-paced course designed to give you a quick introduction to the
ancient art of mosaics in an easy-to-learn format. You will learn basic mosaic skills in this three
hour “experience” class, enjoy your new creative expression, and go home with two very
impressive completed mosaic projects!
Each participant will create a “treasure box” with a mixed media mosaic inset, and a beautiful
You will learn the basics of how to do mosaics: how to cut tiles and glass, how to work with and
prepare different substrates (surfaces), andamento (different ways of arraying your individual
pieces), design considerations, adhering, and grouting. We will utilize two different methods
with the two projects, to give you a broader understanding of the process of mosaic making.
Materials and supplies are included, tools will be available for in class use.
***Refunds and credits will only be issued for class postponements and cancellations.
Dianne’s Story: Dianne is an internationally-recognized mosaic artist and experienced instructor based in
Austin, TX and Port Carling (Muskoka), Ontario. She has been involved in the global mosaic
community for over 13 years, and is a member of The Society of American Mosaic Artists and
Associazione Culturale Clauiano Mosaics. Dianne is passionate about mosaic art, and creates
fine art, public art, and private commissions. Her mosaics and sculptural works have won
numerous awards, including Best Architectural Mosaic at the 2010 Mosaic Arts International
Exhibit in Chicago, IL. Dianne is a Board Member of the Austin Mosaic Guild and the Texas
Society of Sculptors, a member of the faculty at The Contemporary Austin Art School at Laguna
Gloria, and is a sought-after instructor across the US and Canada. Learn more about Dianne here and on Facebook.
- March 19, 2020
11:00 am - 2:00 pm