This class is for those who wish to preserve and cherish some of thier personal "fragments of life" into a mosaic objet d'arte. "Pique-assiette" describes a style of mosaic that incorperates pieces of broken ceramics - plates, dishes, cups, tiles, vases, - and other found objects into a design and create a new piece of art. You will bring to class broken and whole pieces and create new objects -- frames, lamps, bases, ect. You will find many examples on hand to give you inspiration and ideas. You will learn the steps of the design process, use of tools, adhesives, cutting of materials, application and grouting of final project. All supplies included as well as pieces of china and tile to help fill in the project.