New Crafts: Mosaics (Hardback)
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New Crafts: Mosaics (Hardback)

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Hardback 96 Pages / Published: 09/05/2013
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This title features 25 exciting projects to create, using glass, tiles and marble. The ancient art of mosaic-making celebrated in inspirational designs and practical projects. It offers complete step-by-step instructions for 25 original and innovative mosaic projects. It features a gallery of inspirational examples of the finest mosaics from contemporary artists. It is a comprehensive guide - from getting started to advanced designs - with everything you need to know about materials, tools, adhesives and how to use them, and all the techniques you will need. It is the definitive modern approach to a traditional craft. It is a fascinating approach to mosaics, shown in over 300 specially commissioned photographs, which clearly illustrate each stage. Mosaic-making is a classic art that uses marble, vitreous glass and smalti. As well as using traditional materials, mosaics can be made with crockery, tiles, mirrored glass and metal. It is this versatility, as well as its decorative qualities, which makes the craft so appealing. The principles of mosaic-making are easy to master, and this book gives practical advice on all the basic techniques. A comprehensive introduction details all the materials you will need to produce exquisite mosaics, from the traditional to the contemporary, including expert advice on adhesives and tools. There are 25 exciting projects to create, including stylish and functional objects as diverse as a patterned firescreen, an abstract table top, an Aztec-style trinket box, a Roman-influenced urn, and many other original decorative accessories. With innovative projects and instructional photography, this volume is both a visual source book and practical reference guide to an exciting craft.

Publisher: Anness Publishing
ISBN: 9780754826538
Number of pages: 96
Weight: 494 g
Dimensions: 212 x 206 x 15 mm

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