Making Mosaics: 15 Stylish Projects from Start to Finish

Making Mosaics: 15 Stylish Projects from Start to Finish

Martin Cheek / Dec 11, 2019

Making Mosaics Stylish Projects from Start to Finish A complete mosaic course in one book Making Mosaics offers both the basics of the craft as well as attractive projects to create The Getting Started section clearly outlines the materials and tool

  • Title: Making Mosaics: 15 Stylish Projects from Start to Finish
  • Author: Martin Cheek
  • ISBN: 9781589230842
  • Page: 316
  • Format: Paperback
  • A complete mosaic course in one book Making Mosaics offers both the basics of the craft, as well as 15 attractive projects to create The Getting Started section clearly outlines the materials and tools used in the projects, including vitreous glass and unglazed ceramic tiles, as well as how to techniques for nipping tiles, prepping surfaces, laying tile and grouting.A complete mosaic course in one book Making Mosaics offers both the basics of the craft, as well as 15 attractive projects to create The Getting Started section clearly outlines the materials and tools used in the projects, including vitreous glass and unglazed ceramic tiles, as well as how to techniques for nipping tiles, prepping surfaces, laying tile and grouting The 15 projects were designed to offer variety in style, materials, and skill level.Projects include plaques, planters, tea trays, trivets, trinket boxes and Simple step by step instructions and large how to photos ensure a crafter s success Within each project, important details are shown with close up photos for added clarity Artist s tips provide professional guidance and alternative design ideas for most projects.Highlights Mosaic is an art form that can be enjoyed by the beginner as well as the serious professional.Projects appeal to all levels of ability, including easy starter pieces for those just learning the craft.Contains large step by step photos with added close up shots of detailed techniques.Contains inspirational photos with alternative designs Includes pattern templates for most projects.Includes a source list for products supplies.

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    About "Martin Cheek"

      • Martin Cheek

        Martin Cheek graduated in graphic design in 1981 and first specialised in illustration and puppet animation,going on to set up his own film production company He then became increasingly interested in the decorative arts, especially mosaic, and with his patient eye for detail and ability to create animated sequences, his mosaic work now benefits from his earlier experiences it is clear that character and movement play an important part of his work Now an acclaimed professional mosaic artist, he is regularly commissioned by both private and corporate clients and has had many one man exhibitions He runs regular weekend courses in mosaic.


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    1. A great beginners' book. Comprehensive, useful and well organised information. Enabled my 8 year old son and I to complete our first project and achieve a pleasing result. I particularly like the detailed guidance on basic techniques such as cutting. The projects start of simple and straightforward enough for the novice to be able to derive a sense of achievement from, and then increase in complexity.I browsed several bookshops looking at books to help me get started, and have not regretted goin [...]



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