mused academy

Mosaic workshops for beginners and advanced learners

You’ve been inspired by this blog and you want to make mosaic yourself? In the mused academy, you can learn traditional and contemporary mosaic techniques.

Learn the correct posture and different mosaic techniques with the traditional mosaic hammer, the martellina. Work effectively from the beginning, with as little effort as necessary and as much precision as possible.

Master your eyes and develop your skills while using different material, color and andamenti during the workshops. Get acquainted with the cultural and historical background of different mosaic techniques and gain a comprehensive knowledge of their different application process. Whether for beginners or advanced, whether it’s about texture, color, material or mosaic portrait –  find your workshop now. 

Upcoming Workshops


The topic of the workshop can be chosen freely from the subjects above. Depending on the content, you will be guided differently by me as a participant.

February 1–3, 2019
March 1–3, 2019
April 5–7, 2019
May 3–5, 2019
June 7–9, 2019

July 5–9, 2019
August 2–4, 2019
September 6–8, 2019

October 4–6, 2019
November 1–3, 2019
December 6–8, 2019


Miriam Bastisch (1982) has attended the triennal mosaic class at renowned  Scuola Mosaicisti del Friuli in Spilimbergo, Italy.
With her blog, since 2012, she gives practical information on mosaic techniques, presents interviews with prominent and emerging artists from the international mosaic scene and gives insights into the work of mosaic artists. Since 2013, she passes on her knowledge in workshops and classes.


The workshops take place in a bright and cosy studio in Düsseldorf, Germany. For further information, please read the workshop descriptions or view the photo galleries from the latest workshops.


Want to know what the workshop could look like? Click yourself through the photo galleries from the latest workshops: