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Mosaics for the First Timeby Reham Aarti Jacobsen
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Picture frames, stepping stones, trays: even with no experience, you can learn to make these and other gorgeous mosaics. From the most basic information (How do I cut tesserae?), to simple techniques (How do I mosaic a picture under glass?), and beyond, this well-illustrated question-and-answer guide leads beginners through every procedure. For each skill, there's an accompanying project: practice pique assiette (a base covered with randomly sized pieces) on an elegant wall hook, or perhaps the "double reverse" method (laying a design out on a temporary surface and transferring it onto its final base) to give a table a fabulous new top.
From the most basic information to simple techniques and beyond, this well-illustrated question-and-answer guide to mosaics leads beginners through every procedure. For each skill, theres an accompanying project: use pique assiette on an elegant wall hook, or try the “double reverse” method to create a fabulous tabletop. An artists gallery provides inspiration.
The most comprehensive guide for the mosaic novice. Contains a multitude of ideas with colour photography throughout.
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