MARCELO DE MELO @ MOSAIKASHOP MAY 2015
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Group 1 and 2 Workshop
Structural Mosaic with Marcelo de Melo
Workshop ‘Structural Mosaics’ [15 hours]
This workshop is aimed at those with a previous experience in mosaic making. Participants will be taught an advanced 3‐D technique that uses tesserae as structural elements. Here, mosaics are not merely applied to embellish or decorate surfaces. They also form an integral part of the structure of the work, contributing to its stability. The sculpture Running Rug is an example of a work created with this technique and was awarded the Juror’s Prize at the Earth Elements exhibition [SAMA & Miami‐Dade Community College] in Miami, 2003.
Day 1: Introduction to the structural 3d technique
[4hs-10:30-3:30pm 30min for lunch]
I will explain the idea behind the structural works, and instruct the participants how to make the inner part of their sculpture.
Skills: measuring and cutting the wire mesh; building a shape…
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