Mosaic Art & Projects

Are you into mosaic art and looking for spectacular new mosaic ideas?! You have come to the right place. Maybe you have never tried tile art before and so you are looking for some well-done and easy to follow step-by-step instruction for how to make mosaic art. Where ever you have come from, this is the place you can get started–or work on getting better or inspired. Alll the tips and techniques you need are right here, you will be making beautiful patterns and using your glass tiles to make awesome art projects in no time.

Are you into mosaic art and looking for spectacular new mosaic ideas?! You have come to the right place. Maybe you have never tried tile art before and so you are looking for some well-done and easy to follow step-by-step instruction for how to make mosaic art. Where ever you have come from, this is the place you can get started–or work on getting better or inspired. Alll the tips and techniques you need are right here, you will be making beautiful patterns and using your glass tiles to make awesome art projects in no time.

Painting Polymer Clay Tiles

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Like “more is more,” for example! Sure, Laurie Mika, author of Mixed Media Mosaics, has tips for painting but she also has great information to share on blending your own colors, working with mica and gilding, embellishing with rhinestones and stamping. Variety is the spice of life, after all; no need to be stuck with boring tiles!

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Mosaic Tile Bottle

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Laurel Skye, author of Mosaic Renaissance, will have you soldering, creating and applying patterns and working with photos, paper and rhinestones—all in this great project. You’ll use techniques basic mosaic techniques and add new ones to your list of skills. Find a bottle, pull together or supplies and create a beautiful object you’ll be proud to display!

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Making a Mosaic Miracle Box

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For this project, you’ll use a combination of tile styles, both purchased and handmade, and you’ll glue and grout your way to a one-of-a-kind treasure. Laurie Mika, author of Mixed Media Mosaics, makes it look easy. Because it is.

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How to Make Polymer Clay Tiles

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Sometimes you just want to make it yourself—you want a certain color palette or maybe a specific texture you haven’t been able to find. Well, it’s all very doable and Laurie Mika, author of Mixed Media Mosaics, breaks it down for you. In this demo, she shares her expert tips for conditioning, cutting, stamping and baking clay. You’ll be hooked before you know it!

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Working with Grout

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Laurel Skye, author of Mosaic Renaissance, will teach you all you need to know about working with this great medium, a necessity when working in mosaic. From mixing to applying to finishing, soon enough you’ll have the skills to step up and create beautiful and versatile mosaic works all your own!

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Tile Cutting Techniques

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Laurel Skye, author of Mosaic Renaissance, defines the types of tile and illustrates the shapes of the cuts. She then moves onto the techniques that you’ll use to make those shapes; you’ll learn to point, pinch and pop and the tunnel hold method, as well as the most efficient way to cut millefiori. Before you know, it, you’ll be mosaicking things you never thought possible!

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