Mosaics in an Afternoon

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Sterling Publishing Company, 1999 - Crafts & Hobbies - 112 pages
In one single afternoon, turn broken china, colored glass, and mosaic tiles into works of art for your home! These quick and easy mixed-media ideas get great results, incorporating everything from smashed pots to glass beads to seashells. Everything you need to know about materials, supplies, and techniques is explained so simply and thoroughly that even beginners can get a professional look. Then start on one of the 30 incredible projects, all shown in glorious color photographs: * A "Beach Mirror" or one made from "Mother's China." * An art deco table and chair with a classic, graceful look. * A "Hearts and Tiles" frame for your treasured pictures. * Decorate home and garden with sink backsplashes, stepping-stones, shelves, flowerpots, and pretty bottles. Plus 27 more eye-catching and practical articles to make your home a showcase! 112 pages (all in color), 8 1/2 x 10. NEW IN PAPERBACK
 

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This book is great for someone like myself who has always wanted to create mosaics but was afraid to try. Really wonderful projects and very easy to understand instructions. Read full review

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I bought 3 books on mosaics and intend to take this up as a hobby. These books seem very useful to me well see how I progress! The price is the best I could find anywhere. Thanks! Read full review

Contents

What Are Mosaics?
8
The Direct Mosaic Technique for Patterned Tile Designs
24
Mosaics on Curved Surfaces
38
Metric Conversion Chart
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