Synopses & Reviews
Revealing the secrets of a renowned mosaicist, this guide presents step-by-step instructions on the methods, materials, and tools needed to create stunning mosaics. Professionals and students of this ancient art form will learn to play with light, color, shape, and contrast to create a range of mosaic projects, including a table top, a modern-day frieze, a wall lamp, and a fabulous bird sculpture.
In this stunning book, Verdiano Marzi invites you into his world, and uses his expertise to show you how to create beautiful mosaics, beginning with the materials and tools he uses, the basic techniques, and finally how to create wonderful works of art.
About the Author
Verdiano Marzi is a master mosaicist who studied at the Academy of Fine Arts and the Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Paris. He does restoration work and teaches at the Louvre. Fabienne Gambrelle is a historian, a scriptwriter, and the coauthor of "Spices" and "Studio Secrets: Millinery."