Roman mosaics - how to make them,
draw them, understand them.
For the main website go to www.romanmosaicworkshops.com
2023 dates coming soon!
In-person workshop at:
London School of Mosaic
181 Mansfield Rd, London NW3 2HP
Experience the art of creating Roman mosaics in this foundation course. Perfect for beginners, this day-long workshop will introduce you to the techniques and tools used by ancient craftsmen to create these intricate works of art.
Under my guidance, you'll have the opportunity to work on your own mosaic and build your skills as you go. All materials, including a workbook and tesserae, are included in the price. If you don't finish your mosaic during the workshop, you'll take home enough tesserae to finish it at your leisure.
During the workshop, you'll learn how to shape the precut marble cubes using nippers or the traditional hammer and hardie. The workshop runs from 10am to 4:30pm and is suitable for all skill levels, regardless of your artistic background.
Have any questions? Just get in touch with Lawrence Payne.
Sign up now to immerse yourself in the world of Roman mosaics and create a beautiful work of art.
What previous customers have said;
Recently I had a client who wanted a custom commission incorporating several Roman mosaic patterns. Since my training is not in the geometry of these specialized motifs, I went directly to the Master Lawrence Payne.
Lawrence saved me weeks of work trying to figure out and design these patterns on my own. He has spent years upon years studying these specialized techniques and actually designed the patterns specifically to the tesserae size I was using.
Though I haven’t yet found the time to study with him, I highly recommend taking advantage of his expertise gleaned from years of study, trial and error. Through his years of investment he’s already made the mistakes and adjustments to these techniques for you and passes this directly on to you. He is the Master!
Michael J Kruzich
Learn Roman Mosaics series manual August 2019
I so enjoyed working on the one I had tiles for. The instruction book in itself was worth the money I spent. I spent 200AU on a mosaic class and didn’t learn most of what was in that book.
Lawrence Payne, I just read your e-book about Roman Mosaics--I learned so much! I love the clarity of the explanations, drawings and images--it is a treasure! I'm so glad I signed up for your newsletter!
Who is Lawrence Payne?
Ever since I started this journey in 2002 I have been constantly looking for evidence of how those ancient mosaicists worked. I've gone over the mosaics and in making copies I feel I have a greater understanding of those craftsmen. Now I want to give you the chance to do this work for yourself.
Making small mosaics is no different from working on a full floor, you use the same method, the same outlook.