06) Mosaics for Beginners

This workshop focuses on exploring new ways of creating images through guide exercises and studio-type sessions. By way of non-conventional materials, we will imitate a rather old technique in a contemporary manner. We will exercise different approaches to explore how to work with this new technique. The mosaic technique is characterized by revealing very clearly the process that leads to a final image. Neo-Mosaics is something new, and it has a myriad of applications. Participants will discover a unique route to develop their creativity while enjoying each step of the making.

Class Outline

  1. Creating backgrounds
  2. Making our first portrait, 30cm x 30cm
  3. Finishing the first portrait
  4. Starting the personal project, 60cm x 60cm
  5. Continuing with the personal project
  6. Finishing the personal project

Please note: VCUQatar reserves the right to cancel classes for which not enough participants are registered. Already paid fees will be refunded.

Please do not purchase materials until VCUQatar has sent final course confirmation.

Items to buy for this class

Participants are required to buy their own materials beforehand and bring them to every class.

- Adhesive papers (scholar books wrap) in many colors

- Vinyl

- Paper (70cm x 90cm)

- Sharp cutter

- Good scissors 

On occasions, there may be some more materials to be bought and brought in if and when advised by the instructor.

Where to buy your materials

Most of the materials are available from any art supply shop, for example:

  • Jarir Bookstore: on Rayyan Road or Salwa Road
  • Color Note: on Al Nasser Street
  • Ibn Al Qayyim: at Markhiya Roundabout
  • Al Rawnaq

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Terms & Conditions apply

Participants must buy their own materials

Mon, 26 Feb, 2018
Mon, 16 Apr, 2018
6:00pm – 8:00pm
VCUQatar Room 177
QAR 1200


Johnatan Machado Tepper

Johnatan Machado Tepper is a Venezuelan artist with a graduate degree in Painting from the Armando Reveron University (Caracas, Venezuela) and a Master’s degree in Public Art from the Universidad Politécnica of Valencia, Spain.

During his professional career, he has had his artwork exhibited in various cities, such as Alicante, Barcelona, Madrid, Valencia (Spain), Miami, Savannah (USA), Doha (Qatar) and major cities of his country (Venezuela).

Tepper has developed his work by using the continuous experimentation of techniques, ranging from photography to painting, to collage and working with unconventional materials.