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Mosaic Making Weekend Courses

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Key Information:
Class Size: 4 - 20 people
Destination: Ireland  
Category: Art and craft workshop
Specialty: Glass  
Season: April - October
Courses Per Year: 2
Course Level: Beginner
Min Price: 130 Euro (EUR) per course
Max Price: 150 Euro (EUR) per course

Julie Forrester, who studied at The Slade School of Art in London, works with broken tile, mirror, stain glass, shells and other found objects to create 3D forms, mosaic panels, mosaic furniture or mirror surrounds. During these two days, you will have a chance to design and make your own pieces and learn various mounting and grouting techniques.

This teaching center does not affiliate with state education facilities and provides courses without examinations for enthusiasts.

Faculty Information:
This teaching center does not affiliate with state education facilities and provides courses without examinations for enthusiasts.

Other Activities:
The school is pleased to offer a range of weekend activity breaks, in the form of two-day workshops led by some of Ireland's most experienced and established specialists in a range of arts and crafts.

Facility Information:
The school provides arts and crafts courses for adults and children, specializing in pottery, art, glass fusing and stained glass, and mosaic-making. We run weekly morning and evening classes, weekend breaks, summer schools and tailor-made workshops for corporate groups and private parties. There are two teaching rooms, each of which can accommodate up to 20 people, so a group of 40 can be booked.

We can accommodate up to 20 people in one class and up to 40 in a group, or as few as two or three at a time. All our courses suit beginners, enthusiasts and professionals, using a wide range of facilities and techniques. The pottery includes electric and raku kilns, stoneware and earthenware clays, and we teach throwing, hand-building and all varieties of glazing.

The school is situated just 20 minutes from Cork Airport, close to the center of the beautiful historic harbor of Kinsale, famed for its restaurants and shops. The pottery is in the converted stables of the home farm for Ballinacurra House, and the gallery is in the eaves of its coach house, which dates back to 1795.

Since 2001, we have provided classes and courses to suit all levels of skill and experience ranging from the complete beginner through to exhibitor standard and the school has become the largest and most established center of its kind in Ireland. We stock a wide selection of clays and glazes, our pottery courses cover the full range of ceramics and sculpting techniques.

Kinsale is internationally renowned for its cuisine, its cosmopolitan style and the beauty of its harbor. There are many excellent pubs and restaurants in the town, as well as a wide range of art and craft shops. What better place to learn a craft, or take a break.

Price notes:
- Each course costs EURO 150 for the two days
- Bring a friend for €130