Synopses & Reviews
The ultimate illustrated reference for mosaic workers, including detailed A to Z entries on materials, tools, design, techniques, and more.
With its clear text and outstanding color photos and diagrams, Encyclopedia of Mosaic: Techniques, Materials and Designs is an invaluable guide for mosaicists. Entries feature solid technical information on all the various aspects of mosaic-making, from tools and materials to techniques and design. Illustrated with helpful step-by-step photos and diagrams as well as striking images of finished objects, Encyclopedia of Mosaic covers: Materials--from vitreous glass to mirror, china, and gold leaf; Work Spaces; Basic Tools; Design, basic to advanced, taking in themes, color, and texture; Fixing and Bases; and Cutting, Laying, and Finishing Techniques. Written by a mosaic artist of international standing, this is outstanding reference for experienced crafters as well as novices. Elaine M. Goodwin is the author of Classic Mosaic and Decorative Mosaics.
About the Author
Elaine M. Goodwin's previous books include Classic Mosaic and Decorative Mosaics.