Hacienda Mosaico Artist Workshops



December 31, 2017 to January 6, 2018
Arrival on Sunday, 5 day Workshop, Depart Saturday

Katherine England


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Cost Includes:
6 Night Lodging (based on double occupancy)
5 Days Instruction
Breakfast and Lunch Daily

Project #1: Bleading Hand

We will start out easy with this hand substrate. I designed this substrate and had it manufactured out of nickel silver in a delightful town in the middle of Mexico. The heart shape bezel creates the outline for our bead mosaicking.

I will provide a plethora of beads for your choosing. For each of our projects I suggest the artist bring a special token for the center piece.

You might even find something in our new surroundings that inspires you. I am very proud of this setting technique and I think you will find it to be your new favorite art form.

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Project #2

Now that beading has been mastered it is time to take on the exciting part of the week. On day two we will construct our new journals using the double coptic stitch and watercolor paper.

The covers will be a gothic shape so you will learn how to customize your pages to fit. Once finish we begin lessons in drawing and watercolor that will fill the rest of the week and be a stark reminder of our time together. Puerta Vallarta is the most magical place to discover sweet things to draw and paint.

I promise you will leave with skills of drawing you didnít think were there. This is my favorite thing to teach and I look forward to sharing it with you.

Katherine England is a prolific visual artist who also teaches children of all ages in schools, in her studio, and at art retreats internationally. In addition to creating and promoting public works of art, Katherine has taught and has been an activist for art education in the public school system for nearly twenty years. She has over 25 public murals throughout the U.S. Though best know for her mosaics she is passionate about people telling their life stories though art journaling and has focused on this as her most important art form. A variety of people and institutions seek out Katherine to create unique commissioned pieces for their cities, stores, and places of employment, and her work can be seen in both private and public collections throughout the United States.


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