Discover Series: Introduction to Mosaics with Svetlana Protko

Let your imagination go wild and create your own (100% unique!) Happy Leaf mosaic.

Participants will learn about and engage in the process of creating mosaics, from the use of colour and placement of tiles to composition of the overall piece. Learn how to cut and place tesserae using the direct method. Design, colour choices and the technical aspects of grouting will all be covered.

Following instruction, demonstrations and hands-on work, students will come out of the workshop with a completed mosaic leaf (approximately 8" x 10").

This two-day workshop begins on Saturday June 23rd from 10 AM to 4 PM and ends on Sunday June 24th from 12 to 4 PM


This workshop is open to teenagers (13 – 17 years of age) and adults new to the art of mosaics!


All supplies are included. You will have a variety of colors and materials to choose from.

Please bring the following with you on the day of the workshop:

  • Apron
  • Safety Glasses
  • Several pairs of rubber gloves
  • Paper towel or clean old t-shirts/towels/other fabrics
  • A lunch, beverage and personal snack for the day


Registration cost: $175

Ticket sale ends on Wednesday June 20, 2018 at 9 PM.

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After 20 years of working as an Engineer I found out that my real passion lies in mosaics and handmade crafts. With a decade of living experience in Asia, Europe and North America, I have gathered a lot of cultural knowledge and creativity. I attempt to highlight these unique traits in whatever I make. Colour has always been at the heart of every piece of artwork I’ve ever created from simple drawings to my most elaborate mosaic pieces. The goal of my workshop is to share my passion and bring happiness and joy to others through creativity and craft!

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