Beyond the Basics™ begins where the bestselling For the First Time series leaves off, providing more experienced crafters with the tools to take their art into the stratosphere. So mosaicists will rejoice at this wonderfully informative volume dedicated to their craft. It will empower them to create fabulous decorative items, teach them how to design on different-shaped surfaces, and explain how to select pieces that produce rich textures and gorgeous visual effects. Among the beautiful methods they can use to create remarkable projects are shellwork and picassiette--mosaics made from chipped pieces of china. It won’t take long to learn how to make the Silver Platter, Boudoir Mirror, Blue Transferware Backsplash, Patio Table, Memory Box, Lamp, and much more.
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This is the first book in a new craft series intended to be more advanced than the publisher's popular "For the First Time" series. It deals with three mosaic styles: picassiete, or broken china work ... Read full review