What we’ll do You will create two of your own highly decorative and colorful Lisbon mosaic sardines, 19 x 4 cm. (Sardines are the unofficial mascot of Lisbon...you'll see them everywhere!) First, you decide on your design. Then, you will learn how to cut tiles, how to lay them for the greatest effect, and how to fix and grout. Materials used will be antique Portuguese and contemporary tiles, mirror or broken dishes. We have a coffee/tea break, with the famous Portuguese custard tarts, "pasteis de nata". At the end of the workshop, your handmade souvenirs are ready to go home with you. Why make two? Many students create one for themselves, to remember the beauty and magic of Lisbon, and the other for a loved one back home: a priceless piece of art that could not be bought in any store!
I am founder of Lisbon Mosaic Studio and I have been creating and teaching mosaics in Lisbon for 20 years. I came to Lisbon from USA for a 9 month contract (2 decades ago) and never left! Since then I have done many mosaic exhibitions and workshops in Europe and US. I love teaching this delicious age-old art form: I find it the Ultimate Zen Creative Therapy. You come for a few hours, chill out while creating a couple great pieces, meet new friends and learn a new hobby for life!
coffee and custard tart all materials included
Where we’ll be The workshop is held in my mosaic studio, in the heart of Lisbon, Rua St. Antonio da Gloria, 6A, 1250 Lisbon. It's in a typical Portuguese neighborhood, colorful and dynamic with graffiti on walls and a café on every corner. 5 min walk from the trendy Bairro Alto, Chiado and Principe Real. 5 min walk from the Avenida Metro.
6歳以上の方8名まで参加できます。 No prior experience necessary. Suitable for adults and children age 6 and older, if accompanied by an adult.
Wear comfortable clothing which you don't mind getting a little messy. My studio is one place in town where you are encouraged to break things, make a mess and get your hands dirty!