A British artist living in Rome and Marrakech, Vanessa Somers trained with Professor Odoardo Anselmi of the Vatican Studio of Mosaics. Much of her work is commissioned, and she enjoys...
This course is for students who love nature and impressionistic art. You will learn to create mosaics, in the style of the Impressionist (pointilliste) paintings. We will learn how gradations of color give a form substance with light and shadow as we create glass mosaics using the reverse technique. You will learn about "floating" the mosaic and about the importance of the background. We can explore “hot mosaics” as well. Come and push your patience, and transform your designs into glorious mosaics! No glassworking experience is required.