making  pets or roosters

april 14 – 20, 2024
Arrival on Sunday 14 april , 5 day Workshop, Depart Saturday 20 april

Picassiette pets or roosters  – learn the fine art of breaking dishes and other found objects to create your own unique mosaic . 
With dishes well colored directly from Brazil.

Topics covered in discussion, demonstration & practice:
facial expression, light and shadow
guidance of how to work your mosaic with reliefs and forms of china
china cutting techniques & proper tool usage
laying patterns & effects
Understanding, mixing & applying grout 
Safety concerns

Under Solange Piffer and Alexandre Piffer’s guidance, you will gain understanding of the process of choosing a subject, transferring a design, laying materials of varied thicknesses with very colorful materials , creating texture, mixing & applying grout 
Safety concerns and much more.

Workshop Information:

2024 Workshop Fee: $2,300 (based on double occupancy)

50% deposit required for reservations. Balance due 45 days before arrival.

Workshop fee includes 5 days instruction, 6 nights of lodging, breakfast and lunch served poolside by the Hacienda’s personal chef, on workshop days. Unlimited use of studio 24/7. 

Materials will be included; however, everyone is encouraged to bring some of their own unique finds and favourite tools (dishes, pottery, teacups, etc) to incorporate into and personalize their work.

Solange Piffer and Alexandre Piffer

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