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Glass on Glass Mosaic Workshop

August 20 @ 9:30 am - August 21 @ 3:30 pm

Stained glass pieces arranged into scene of flowers in a garden, against blue background.

Treat yourself and come along to this popular glass-on-glass mosaic workshop with glass artist Chris Fahey. Enjoy a break from the routine, relax, have fun and learn a new skill.

You will learn all about the “glass on glass” technique to create your very own mosaic masterpiece; all levels catered for, no mosaic/glass working experience necessary.

The aim is for each participant to complete their very own “Field of Flowers”, be it wildflowers, a cottage garden, a native garden, a tropical garden or even an abstract garden, the choice is yours. The workshop will facilitate the transformation of your glass substrate into a unique work of art.

Everything needed to complete your artwork will be provided – including all materials – glass, embellishments, glues and grouts, use of all tools needed to cut and shape glass.

Register now to secure your place! Please read on to view information about materials.

Date |  Saturday 20th and Sunday 21 August 2022 (this is a 2 day workshop)

Time | Saturday 9:30am til 4pm, Sunday 9:30am til 3.30pm

Lunch | We will be working indoors, the studio has kitchen facilities, so we can make coffee as required . You can bring your own lunch if you wish or purchase from the on-site cafe; please be advised that the cafe can get quite busy at lunch so allocate your time wisely.

Bookings are essential.

Please note:

  • Materials supplied will include a tempered glass substrate (400x300mm), and a glass pack in a range of beautiful colours sufficient to complete one artwork. (Leftover glass remains the property of Chris Fahey Glass Art) Plus all glues, brushes etc
  • Additional embellishments and treasures to enhance your project will be supplied to be shared amongst the group
  • Shared tools for cutting and shaping glass and instruction and demonstration on their use
  • A grouting demonstration, with detailed grouting notes ( we will not have sufficient time to finalise all projects, as we need the glue to be dry prior to grouting)
  • A grout pack in your choice of black, grey or a neutral tone to complete your project at home
  • Assistance with designing your project.  You are welcome to bring your own design or base it on one of Chris’ sample mosaics, you can copy the entire design, use elements from them and of course add other flowers as you wish. I’ve made them as examples of what can be achieved in a two day workshop
      • Please advise your choice of “Flower Garden” ( this will assist in preparing your glass pack)
      • Feel free to draw up a rough design in advance, email me if you’d like my input

What you need to bring:

  • Several plastic containers to contain/ separate your glass as you work
  • Rags/cloths for cleaning your work
  • Paper and pencils/black “sharpie” etc for drawing your design/ note taking, and if you own any mosaic tools ( mosaic cutters, glass scorer, pliers etc) please bring them with you
  • Also old towel/bubble wrap etc to wrap you artwork in for ease of transportation at the end of the workshop
  • PROTECTIVE EYEWEAR AND COVERED FOOTWEAR ARE ESSENTIAL. If you use reading glasses then these will suffice, if not you must bring eye protection.

Terms and Conditions

  • A minimum number of students required for workshop to proceed, please book and pay before 9am Thursday 11 August 2022  to ensure classes go ahead.
  • As classes run on minimum numbers once bookings close, we are unable to offer refunds.
  • If the class does not proceed, you will be refunded any cash amount.
  • Minimum of 8, maximum of 16.

Image credit: Image provided by artist.


August 20 @ 9:30 am
August 21 @ 3:30 pm
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