Learn Fine Arts - Yulia Hanansen's Online School
Welcome to Yulia Hanansen's online art school! These workshops are available to you at ANY time ANYWHERE in the world! Sign up at www.learnfinearts.com to receive workshop release notifications & special sales coupons. Once purchased, the workshops are yours to keep with unlimited lifetime access.
NEW Online: Iris Flower Mosaics
This course is all about making an Iris Flower and learning how to use purples and violets. Course features close to 4.5 hours of instructional footage. Click on the link for a detailed description and to watch a FREE Introductory Video!
Online: Landscape Mosaics
This course will take you on a step-by-step journey of learning in-depth and in a great detail the entire process of creating a mosaic landscape. We will discuss a horizon line, aerial perspective, choices of glass and what is the best way to depict foreground, middleground, and a background. You will learn hot to effectively use different size tesserae to portray a depth of field. We will also do a series of practical exercises before you start the main project. Make sure to watch a FREE Introductory Video!
Online: How to Price Mosaics for Sale & Commissions
Type: Professional Development
Learn how to price small size mosaic artworks for sale & how to write the estimates for small size mosaic commissions.
Online: Peony Mosaics
Are you ready for an ultimate challenge? If you made some mosaics on your own and want to advance your skills to the next level, if you are looking for a detailed in-depth instruction with an abundance of tips and explanations, this workshop is for you! "Peony Mosaics" is an ultimate workshop that shows you the entire process of making the Peony from start to finish.
Online: Stained Glass Mosaics for Beginners
If you want to make a mosaic out of stained glass and don't know how to start this course is for you! No previous experience is necessary. Watch the process of mosaic construction right in front of you with comments and closeups.
Online: Abstract Mosaics
Have you always wondered about abstract art and how to interpret what you see? How to create an abstraction using mosaic techniques in a meaningful and constructive way? This workshop is for you!
Abstract Mosaics workshop is a detailed study of abstract art elements and how they apply to mosaic art. After a brief introduction you will study elements of abstraction such as Point, Line, Shape, and more. You will work on a series of exercises both on paper and in mosaics by completing assignments presented in sections of this workshop. Yulia will give you some pointers of how the abstract image is derived and how to adopt an idea for a mosaic. Second part of the workshop is in-depth project study that Yulia demos from start to finish, this includes design, material prep, and layout steps. By the end you will gain a full understanding on how to make abstract mosaics and will be able to create your own unique pieces. Please note that basic knowledge of using mosaic tools and materials is necessary for you to complete this workshop.
Mosaic Arts Online Workshops:
Yulia Hanansen is a guest artist at Mosaic Arts Online school. Here are the workshops she is offering with MAO.
NEW: Online: Stained Glass Mosaics for Complete Beginners
Level: Complete Beginner/Beginner
Description: If you have never done stained glass mosaics before, or have never done mosaics at all, this course is for you! It is an IDEAL place to get started learning the most popular type of mosaics in USA- stained glass mosaics. Learn how to select tools, what brands of glass to buy, how to prepare tiles and how to transfer your design. We will discuss in a great depth the types of the layouts and will use 2 of the layout to make this project. You will learn a keystoning method of laying tiles that is explained clearly and illustrated in detail. After completing the layout you will learn how to grout and finish your piece.
Online: Flower Mosaics with Yulia Hanansen
Description: In this workshop you will learn how to make a portrait of a flower using a closeup view of a poppy. I will walk you through an image selection, talk about color selection and how to build a color gradient that represents a variety of tones. We will discuss substrates and design transfer. I will talk in detail about the use of tools and how to troubleshoot if something is wrong with the cuts. You will learn how to cut my signature brush-stoke tesserae, practice a variety of different shapes possible with this cut, and how to weave the tesserae together to produce an image. We will talk about shading and tone and how to finish your mosaic by choosing an effective background. I will even grout this piece for you in front of the camera! Enjoy this workshop and may the flower mosaics bloom at your studio!
Online: Layered Glass Mosaics
Description: In this course you will learn how to choose an appropriate image for your layered mosaic, how to prepare a substrate, choose a color palette, work on a base layer, cut glass into brush-stroke shapes and how to control your cuts. I will show different types of layouts you can do with this technique and teach you structural aspects of layered glass mosaics. You will learn how to control the flow of tesserae stacking them up to form relief form. We will talk about tools, how to use them correctly, and how to trouble shoot. You will mosaic to infinity with this innovative and liberating technique!
About the Master Instructor:
Yulia Hanansen, an award-winning artist and educator, has taught hundreds of people how to make and appreciate mosaics. Her workshops are geared towards the individual approach to each student. She takes care in understanding student needs and expectations. She is an honest critic and a strong instructor with the lifetime of training in fine arts. Yulia's classes have inspired many people to continue making mosaics beyond the classroom and into a professional world.
Yulia has been a guest artist at multiple workshops and studios around the country including: SAMA conferences, CMA conference, Unicorn Art Studio in New York City; Maryland Mosaics; Renaissance Studio, Asheville, NC; Cape Cod Mosaics, Falmouth, MA; Touchstone Center for Crafts, PA; Maverick Mosaics, Vienna, VA; Cooperstown Art Association, Cooperstown NY, Santa Barbara School of Mosaics, and many others. In addition to teaching mosaics Yulia is also a printmaking professor at Towson University in Maryland, USA.
Online Consultations with Yulia Hanansen:
Stuck at home like everybody else? We now offer Video and Phone Consultations! Please contact Yulia for times and rates.
Get help on:
- materials you need
- substrates, adhesives, and grouts
- design, composition and andamento
- how to do a layout
- color solutions
- back-splash mosaic construction
- working with stained glass
- working with smalti and stone
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