Level: Intermediate & Advanced

Access: unlimited forever, you can watch this workshop as many times as you want from anywhere in the world.

If you love working with purples and violets and if you love flowers, this workshop is for you! This workshop features 4.5 hours of in-depth step-by-step instruction that will take you on a journey of making an Iris Flower mosaic from the very start to the grand finale.

A limited time offer: this workshop comes with a complementary 30 min. consultation with Yulia Hanansen by phone or via Zoom. This offer is valid for up to 3 months after the purchase. We can discuss your project in-progress or a finished artwork.

In this course:

  • watch this mosaic made right in front of you from start to finish
  • find out about purple color from the historical and scientific perspective
  • a little bit of color theory and how hue, saturation, and tone apply to purple glass
  • work with the provided design or use your own and learn about design clarity, form, composition, and an approximate symmetry
  • learn how to enhance your design to create a 3D feel of flower
  • lots of drawings explaining tesserae shapes and layouts, tile flows, gradients, and much more
  • all the important tesserae placement & cutting decisions are talked about in-detail
  • prepare a color gradient of glass swatches, learn a brush-stroke cut, and build a library of tesserae
  • watch Yulia mosaic each petal & discuss warm and cool colors and how they can be used to portray translucency in the petals
  • analysis and discussion of each finished part
  • get ready for an informative and in-depth discussion about the backgrounds that will work with this flower
  • how to create a gradient in the background
  • discussion of pigments, how to mix them with grouts, and how to grout in multiple colors
  • and much more!

This workshop is about the process, both, creative and mosaic-making. Through demos and featured work-times Yulia Hanansen showcases how her thought process guides her through creating a mosaic project.

Once purchased, this workshop is for you to keep forever.

Note: this workshop is for Intermediate & Advanced levels, however if you are a Beginner with some experience in mosaics, you are welcome to take this workshop.

This workshop is also available as a Course Pack bundle that includes "Peony Mosaics" + "Iris Flower Mosaics" and is offered at a 15% discount rate for both workshops at any time. https://www.learnfinearts.com/p/peony-mosaics-iris-flower-mosaics-course-pack

Price:


$249

Iris Mosaic

price for a full course & downloadable pdf files

This price includes a full course & downloadable pdf files

2 payments of $124.50/month

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History and Science of Purple


A short overview of history and science of purple color, difference between "purple" and "violet", color spectrum.

Design


Learn about a perfect turn of flower, composition, symmetry, form, and how to enhance your design for a mosaic.

About Purple Glass


Pick out purple glass, learn about brands, brush-stroke cuts, and more.

Brush-Stroke Cuts


Learn Yulia's signature brush-stroke cuts and how to make a variety of shapes.

Background Gradient


Build a color gradient in the background and learn how to blend colors together.

Grout in Multiple Colors


This is a great way to learn how to grout in multiple colors.

Course Curriculum


  Watch Free Intro to the Course
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  Downloadable Course Files
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  About Purple Color & Glass
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  Design
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  Transferring the Design and Figuring Out Andamento
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  Glass Selection & Preparation
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  Begin the Layout
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  In Detail: Mosaic First Petal
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  Complete Bottom Petal
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  Mosaicing Other Petals & Center of Flower
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  Mosaic Leaves
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  Background
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  Grouting in Multiple Colors
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Price:


$249

Iris Mosaic

price for a full course & downloadable pdf files

This price includes a full course & downloadable pdf files

2 payments of $124.50/month

2 Payments

Pay in 2 installments

Your Instructor



Yulia Hanansen has 20+ years of professional mosaic working and teaching experience. She has taught a variety of mosaic courses ranging from Flowers, Landscapes, Portraiture, Layered, and Abstract Mosaics. Yulia is also proficient in drawing, painting, printmaking, digital media, and other fine art techniques.