Inter-active On-line Learning: Warmth in a Cold Time
This workshop is via ZOOM platform.
Winter chill getting the best of you? Join us for a warm and welcoming series of on-line mentoring meetings. This workshop is for anyone looking for immediate mosaic inspiration, interactive dialogue and both creative and technical guidance.
The workshop goal is for you to progress on an individual project of your choosing, with the support of your classmates and formal instruction and guidance from Bonnie. All are encouraged to use whatever materials are available to you. There is no required supply list. Some mosaic experience required.
We are hoping to bring warmth during the cold days of winter. Stuck for a project idea? We are encouraging that works created be of a sunny theme as this is the time of the year we are typically creating in Paradise at the amazing Hacienda Mosaico. Not mandantory, but a fun jumping off place. Theme ideas: tropical botanicals, Sugar Skulls, beach and ocean-scapes, the desert, brightly colored abstracts. Have fun! Students provide all materials.
January 28, Feb. 11 and 25, 6:30-8pm and a one-time bonus, optional “office hour”, Feb. 4, 6:30 – 7:30. Students meet with instructor one-on-one prior to the first class for 30 minutes during which time you are guided to materials resources and recommendations, scaling your design, generally getting prepared to begin your project.
Space limited. Students work on own weeks in between Zoom meetings.
At our first meeting we will introduce ourselves and work through any technical challenges. There is a simple assignment prior to the first class, details upon registration. Every class meeting there will be a comprehensive lecture.
Weeks 2 and 3 meetings are approximately 1.5 hours total per meeting and will include:
- Review of previous week progress.
- Lecture, each week a different lecture, 15-20 minutes, tons of pretty pictures. Optional homework to reinforce weekly lectures.
- Sharing as appropriate the individual project you are working on.
Included in the workshop fee is any other guidance via email as you progress on your project throughout the course period.
SUBJECTS COVERED: Andamento and lay patterns, historical perspective, design principles and basic color theory, precision cutting, fabrication methods, other tbd depending on what instructor determines most needed for the group.
WHAT STUDENTS ARE SAYING ABOUT ZOOM CLASSES WITH MAVERICK MOSAICS: “I so enjoyed the class! Our on-line discussions were really great. Helped me to see techniques, composition and subtleties I may not have appreciated. Your positive, learning vibe and that of the group was so welcoming and motivating. I appreciated the various levels of expertise. The class is a great place to experiment and try new things. I think the Zoom approach worked great”! – Karen S.
Maverick Mosaics owner Bonnie Fitzgerald leads on-line interactive workshops via the Zoom meeting platform for SMALL groups. We will meet a total of 3 times, approximately 1.5 hours per meeting and one optional 1 hour “office hour” meeting during which time questions will be answered, but no formal lecture. Included in the workshop format is a 30 minute one-on-one session with Bonnie during a mutually agreed upon date and time.
photos by Theresa Jackson