Julie Hand

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Julie is a self-taught artist who has been working in mosaics for over 30 years. She came to mosaics following extensive work in textile arts as embroidery, knitting and quiltmaking and part of what she loves is the challenge of transferring from soft textile to such solid unyielding substance. She experiments with colour, texture and form, creating images that are inspired by memories, experiences and emotions.

Her own work work is created from stained glass which provides depths, tones and hidden secrets of colour and texture. These along with, dichroic glass, handmade beads, cabochons, millifiori, vintage jewellery, fossils, and other ephemera as media, enable her aim of the transference of an inorganic rigid substance into a resonating, emotive and living piece of art.

Julie’s Courses

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Mosaics - Create a Buzz with Bees

Sun, 15 Nov 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Bees, bees and more bees! Spend a fantastic day creating bright buzzing bees in mosaic for Christmas. During the fun day you will create your own mosaic bee design on cut single ply...

£85

Info & Book

All Levels

8 spaces available

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Mosaics - Create Peacocks in Picassiette

Sat, 10 Oct 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Peacock is a stunningly beautiful bird of richly riotous colours, often symbolising eternal life, good luck and prosperity. Create your very own mosaic Peacock using a glorious variety of shimmering mirror /...

£85

Info & Book

All Levels

10 spaces available

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Mosaics - Create Hares of the Summer Sun

Sat, 6 Jun 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Spend a fantastic day with Julie, learning the essentials of working with mosaic to create a mosaic hare. Depict your Hare leaping, dancing or turning its face to the sun amongst the Summer...

£85

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All Levels

8 spaces available

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Mosaics - Design + Unique House or Door Sign (3 day series)

Wed, 26 Feb 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Dates: Wed 26 Feb, 04, 11 Mar 2020 During this series of 3 days with Julie Hand, you can reflect your love of nature, art, pattern, landscapes, or any other imagery you like...

£235

Info & Book

All Levels

8 spaces available

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Folk Art Tile in Picassiette Mosaic

Sat, 26 Oct 2019

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Picassiette is from the French phrase 'Pique - Assiette', meaning 'stolen from plate' and is a wonderful way of using up broken/damaged ceramics and china, old unused tiles and other ephemera such as...

£75

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Christmas Robin Tile in Mosaic

Fri, 6 Dec 2019

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The robin, beloved of many, give us a darting flash of cheery red throughout the year, but more so on frosty, snowy days at Christmas time. Create your own 2 resident robins to...

£75

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0 spaces available

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