Coloured Glass Mosaic Window Boxes

Fancy a creative weekend? Design and create one of these beautiful coloured glass mosaics on this course with artist Sean Corcoran here at The Art Hand.

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They come complete with a solid freestanding wooden frame ready to embellish a window in your home. Each one is unique and a huge level of detail is possible. Make a rainbow? A sunburst? Something abstract?

We call them Window Boxes.

We call them Window Boxes.

We start by discussing the possibilities and drawing a rough outline of our chosen design. This method of mosaic is a very simple one that involves sticking off-cuts of coloured glass onto a pre-cut sheet of clear glass.

Coloured Glass Mosaic Window Boxes

Coloured Glass Mosaic Window Boxes

These are then grouted and glazed into the specially made pine frames. There you have it, you’ve just made a family heirloom!

Coloured Glass Mosaic Window Boxes

Design and Create your own Window Box.

This course is a cross over between Stained Glass and Mosaic. No previous experience is required. The ‘Window Box’ will be about 15 x 15 inches and is freestanding so you can put it in any window and allow the light to come flooding through the coloured glass.

Coloured Glass Mosaic Window Boxes

Yours to take home at the end of the course.

The next window box course is scheduled for the weekend of January 16th and 17th, 2016.

Saturday………..9am to 5pm.

Please note; It is vital to have all the sticking completed by the end of Saturday so you can stay later than 5pm if necessary.

Sunday…………..9am to 1pm

The cost of this course is €180. A homemade lunch is included in our adjoining home on the Saturday. Please let us know when you are booking if you have any dietary requirements.

Sean Corcoran is a respected Stained Glass and Mosaic Artist with over 20 years experience. He has undertaken commissions large and small as well as creating exhibition pieces. He is the Artistic Director of The Art Hand.

Bookings are now being taken for this course on 051 292919.