Mosaic Technique

Course Description:

Mosaic is a technic that has a rich artistic history from ancient time to modern era, which has been using to decorate surfaces.

In these Series of workshops students would be instructed to become familiar with this popular and functional technic and make a small piece in order to create their own larger project such as mosaic outdoor or indoor murals. During the workshops students will learn about the design process and the materials to do the actual work.

  • Session1: students would start to brainstorm their ideas and begin their sketch and build up their own idea which gave them a sense of belonging and attachment to their work.
  • Session2: They finalize their sketch and think about the color composition based on the colors that they have in their tiles. And they color their sketch by pencil crayon to have an overview in advance. To know how it would look like.
  • Session3: Then students trace their sketch on a tracing paper and transfer it by a piece of carbon paper properly on their plywood to be ready for the next step.
  • Session 4 and 5: The students start to glue the tiles on their panels and fill the spaces between till the whole sketch and wishes colors are located in their designed place

Instructor: Azadeh Pirazimian

Azadeh Pirazimian is an Iranian_ Canadian multidisciplinary artist and art educator based in Toronto and a  former university lecturer from Iran. She holds a Bachelors in painting and a Masters in visual communication  from Iran. Azadeh has exhibited her works at numerous art galleries in Iran, Canada, and recently in Europe.  Since moving to Canada in 2015, her works have been shown at multiple art galleries in Toronto and Montreal,  She also worked as an artist assistant in several Mural projects across GTA and the whole time she was an art  educator in several art schools and organizations. Right now Azadeh is working as a full time artist on her most recent project which is a collection of drawings  and videos in down town Toronto at her studio.