Make Your Own Mosaics : Ancient Techniques to Contemporary Art

Make Your Own Mosaics : Ancient Techniques to Contemporary Art

Regular price £16.99

Helen Miles

Category: Crafts

Format: Paperback / softback

Publication date: 4/4/23

Publisher: White Owl

ISBN 13: 9780198810506

Total Pages: 120 pages, 120 colour illustrations

Weight: 518

Dimensions: 217 x 283 x 10

Explore the powerful medium of mosaic in this book which offers a fresh perspective on the ancient art. Packed with photographs, clear instructions, and new ideas about how to create stunning mosaic pieces for indoors and outdoors, Make Your Own Mosaics explains the principles of mosaic making as practised since Roman times. This easy-to-follow book contains step by step instructions on how to make mosaics, covering every aspect of the process from designing mosaics to tools, adhesives, and substrates. Written for creators with all levels of experience, this book opens up a fascinating world showing how ceramic and glass alongside recycled and reclaimed materials can be used to make lasting pieces for the home and garden. Make Your Own Mosaics offers eight unique mosaic projects and seven different approaches to this addictive skill. Chapters on Learning from the Ancients are included alongside practical tips and information on how to choose the right mosaic method for your project. From making a mosaic house number to a garden wall plaque or seasonal decorations, this book will show you how. Whether you want to make classically inspired mosaics, experiment with found materials or decorate your space with beautiful and expressive art, Make Your Own Mosaics is for you.