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Mosaic Renaissance: Reviving Classic Tile Art with Millefioriby Laurel Skye
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Be dazzled from the moment you open Mosaic Renaissance and see the stunning works of shining, rich mosaics embedded with millefiori. After an introduction to the tools, supplies and basic cutting techniques, author Laurel Skye offers more than 60 mosaic patterns, ranging from simple to complex, that can be applied in a variety of ways. . Ten intriguing projects - such as light switch plates, a wine bottle and a decorative skull - include step-by-step photos and instructions for re-creating the pieces. In addition, a gallery of work from contributing mosaic artists completes this mosaic resource and provides additional inspiration for your next mosaic adventure.
Revive your love of mosaics
Inside Mosaic Renaissance discover a treasure trove of rich, inspiring patterns and intriguing mosaic projects that incorporate handcrafted Italian glass known as millefiori.
After learning essential mosaic techniques - like cutting tiles and mixing a batch of grout - get inspired by a collection of beautiful millefiori patterns you can use in your own mosaic art. Then try ten illustrated mosaic projects ranging from the practical (a basic trivet, a simple box) to the peculiar (a blushing bride skull) plus pretty projects sure to please.
Mosaic Renaissance will renew your love of mosaics with: An introduction to tiling tools and techniques60+ sample patterns, from simple to complex10 mosaic projects complete with step-by-step instructionA gallery of 40 mosaic pieces from artists around the worldWith inspiration for all skill levels, Mosaic Renaissance is a visual feast of ideas for reviving your mosaic art.
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