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Mosaic making like an ancient

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Experience hosted by Laura

3 hours
Includes drinks, equipment
Up to 8 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

You will be welcomed at 13mosaic studio, and immerse yourself in the ancient mosaic art and craft techniques. In this 3 hrs workshop you will make your own mosaic memory to take back home exploring materials and introductory techniques.

Starting from a brief explanation of the evolution of the art, you will then explore materials and techniques, try yourself the exciting hand cut technique of creating marble tesserae, choose and copy your design and then enjoy mosaic making.

Through our fun colorful journey of mosaic making, under guided, professional instruction, you will create a mosaic inspired by Greek motives and forms. We provide you the tesserae (tiles), made of natural Greek marble cut by hand, as well as special mix of mortars and the final support.

During the break you will enjoy Greek hospitality tasting local beverages and snacks.
Other things to note
We have designed the brief workshops on custom made patterns that facilitate beginners. So you will definitely complete it and enjoy the learning procedure!
You will be welcomed at 13mosaic studio, and immerse yourself in the ancient mosaic art and craft techniques. In this 3 hrs workshop you will make your own mosaic memory to take back home exploring materials and introductory techniques.

Starting from a brief explanation of the evolution of the art, you will then explore materials and techniques, try yourself the exciting hand cut technique of creating marble tesserae, choose and copy y…

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What's included

  • Drinks
    Local beverages and snacks
  • Equipment
    Aprons, Gloves, Glasses
From ₹7,719
/ person
No dates available

Meet your host, Laura

Host on Airbnb since 2017
  • Identity verified
I am a Mosaics’ conservator who studied the art and the conservation of Mosaics in Ravenna, Italy, the city where the heartbeat of the art keeps beating from the roman times till today! Over the last twenty years I have lived in different countries of Europe, Asia, and Africa, working in non-formal education, and in restoration of archaeological sites. I've founded with Marina Kasimi 13 mosaic studio, an art space in Athens, reflecting everyday on Mosaic in modern and innovative ways. Marina Kasimi is an interior designer, with great experience in conceptual development, space planning and executing designs, who over the years has coordinated and managed many visual art projects. For the last ten years she is expanding her vision in design through the mosaic’s contemporary world. Her mosaics have been exhibited in Greece and in Europe.
I am a Mosaics’ conservator who studied the art and the conservation of Mosaics in Ravenna, Italy, the city where the heartbeat of the art keeps beating from the roman times till today! Over the last twenty years I have lived in different countries of Europe, Asia, and Africa, working in non-formal education, and in restoration of archaeological sites. I've founded with Marina Kasimi 13 mosaic studio, an art space in Athens, reflecting everyday on Mosaic in modern and innovative ways. Marina K…
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Where you'll be

13mosaic studio is a vivid art space, located in the historic center of Athens, in the heart of the vivid commercial Ermou, where we construct mosaics from scale to architectural surfaces in modern and innovative ways. The art studio is located in a loft of a renovated historical building into industrial space offering wide space for creativity.

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 13 and up can attend.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

What to bring

Good spirit and enthusiasm

Casual clothes