Mosaics : Outside the Box

Author(s): Elizabeth Baur


Mosaics: Outside the Box is both a practical and inspirational guide to making mosaics. Including instructions for designing and making your own creations, this highly illustrated and interesting text covers a range of techniques for both the novice and the more experienced artist to follow. Instructions show you how to create your own mosaics out of various materials including paper, ornaments, photos, fabric, paint, jewellery, glass, tiles, pebbles and moulded Duket. Complete with handy tips about the technical side of mosaic-making including gluing and grouting, this book is your complete handbook of how to get started in this creative and exciting medium.


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Innovative ideas for exciting designs that are created using a wide range of media and the latest techniques in mosaic artistryincluding the use of the glass and tile saw which brings the 'curve' to mosaics Accessible to both the beginner and the more experienced artist, with over 150 beautiful and inspirational photographs to complement the engaging text Step-by-step guide to individual projects, alongside handy and easy-to-follow tips and techniques to help readers with their own creative explorations

Elizabeth Baur developed her skills in mosaics and decoupage whilst living in the United States. Joy Bell worked as a commercial artist and gallery owner, before opening an antiques store which provided much source material for many of her wonderful creations. Both authors were inspired to develop their unique and interesting style after being introduced to a unique glass and tile saw developed by Jesse Cogwell. They are both based in Auckland, New Zealand, but regularly attend the Society of American Mosaic Artists convention to enjoy the company of other mosaic fanatics.

General Fields

  • : 9781408131336
  • : A & C Black Publishers Ltd
  • : A & C Black Publishers Ltd
  • : April 2011
  • : 280mm X 228mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : April 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Elizabeth Baur
  • : Paperback
  • : 2018
  • : 738.5
  • : 140
  • : 200 colour photographs