In this week's 'How to Mosaic' I'm looking at using Epoxy resin as an alternative to grout. Over the year's I've been asked about epoxy a number of times, so it's about time I address this topic in a 'How to Mosaic' newsletter.
Tumbled Glass Pieces are an extremely versatile, easy to use and cost effective mosaic material. In this 'How to Mosaic' we demonstrate how easy it is to use and mix with other materials to create beautiful & intricate mosaics.
Last week I posted a beautiful mosaic made by Mary Foley on our Facebook page. It proved to be so popular that the technique is the topic of this week's How to Mosaic. You can create fantastic garden art using this technique which can include dragonflies, butterflies, frogs, geckos and snails just to name a few.
Ever wondered why you seal a mosaic or how to go about doing it correctly? Yes, well here is some information that will point you in the right direction!
Glass sand is a wonderful way to add to add texture and colour to your mosaic. In this 'How to Mosaic' we demonstrate how easy it is to use and mix with other materials to create beautiful & intriciate mosaics.
I often get asked how to make a mosaic stepping stone, so in today's 'How to Mosaic' I'm detailing the process involved. There are two techniques for that can be used; these are the indirect and direct method of mosaics. The indirect method involves embedding the tiles into the stepping stone, whereas the direct method involves adhering the tiles to the top. The direct method is the one I will be focusing on today.
Paper-Mache shapes make a great mosaic base. We have used one in this project to create a stunning mosaic torso. Read on to learn how to create one for yourself.
We have had a few emails recently from people not happy with the grout colour they have chosen, wanting to know what to do to correct it. Unfortunately it is very difficult to correct the grout colour once applied, it is much easier to choose the correct colour before it is applied. To help you do this, we have put together the 'Ultimate Guide to Choosing the Correct Grout Colour'.
In this week's 'How to Mosaic and Project Ideas' newsletter I'm outlining some mistakes which are commonly made in mosaics. I know I've certainly made one on or two of these myself and I'm sure a number of my readers have also.
Adding your own mosaic work to your garden is a great way to give it personality & life, and what better way to do this than with some cute little creatures. It's a fun project that can be completed in a few days by all; you could even get some older children involved to share the fun!