Masks seem to be having a moment. In this class, the moment will be taken into the realm of mosaics. Historically, one of the few places and times people used mosaic masks was Mesoamerica. Learn about the purpose of masks in those (and other) cultures and find design inspiration from their appearance. Participate in discussion about the uses of masks, both positive and negative. Enjoy a conclusive celebratory “unmasking” when students share their wonderful creations with each other.
Online links will be provided to order all supplies, and tools if needed. Claire will provide guidance to design, properly construct and finish the masks. New skills will be explained and demonstrated in detail. Claire creates a warm, inclusive, upbeat, supportive environment. Plan to make mistakes and to succeed! And please ask any and all of the questions you have along the way. All levels welcome.
This is an online class hosted through Zoom. We recommend that you download the free Zoom application on your computer, phone, or tablet in advance of the first class. Within 48 hours of registration, you will receive a confirmation email containing a link to join the course via Zoom. The same link will be used each week.
Tuition Assistance is Available
To make our classes and workshops accessible to everyone, Fleisher offers tuition assistance every term so that everyone can join our creative community. We have recently streamlined the application process, making it even quicker and easier. Tuition assistance applications can be completed once registration is open by clicking here. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, Aug. 12. Tuition assistance notifications will be sent by Wednesday, August 26.
Top Quality: Leponitt brand from Maryland Mosaics $25.95 + shipping
Less expensive from Home Depot $14.68: (HD also carries another QEP brand nipper for $13.97.)
To be ordered after the first class:
Variety of tiles from Maryland Mosaics
Thinset and grout
Pencil and plain white paper (a few sheets)
A protected surface to work on and a protected floor