By (author) Martin Cheek
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Making Mosaics by Martin Cheek
Book DescriptionA complete mosaic course in one book! "Making Mosaics" offers both the "basics" of the craft, as well as 15 attractive projects to create. The "Getting Started" section clearly outlines the materials and tools used in the projects, including vitreous glass and unglazed ceramic tiles, as well as how-to techniques for nipping tiles, prepping surfaces, laying tile and grouting. The 15 projects were designed to offer variety in style, materials, and skill level.Projects include: plaques, planters, tea trays, trivets, trinket boxes and more. Simple step-by-step instructions and large how-to photos ensure a crafter's success. Within each project, important details are shown with close-up photos for added clarity. Artist's tips provide professional guidance and alternative design ideas for most projects.Highlights: Mosaic is an art form that can be enjoyed by the beginner as well as the serious professional.Projects appeal to all levels of ability, including easy starter pieces for those just learning the craft.Contains large step-by-step photos with added close-up shots of detailed techniques.Contains inspirational photos with alternative designs. Includes pattern templates for most projects.Includes a source list for products & supplies.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781589230842
(284mm x 214mm x 8mm)
Imprint: Creative Publishing International, US
Publisher: Rockport Publishers Inc.
Publish Date: 26-Jun-2002
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Martin Cheek
Martin Cheek Mosaic Artist, Paperback (December 2015)
The first book to be published into the trade for over 6 years by the world-renowned mosaicist, Martin Cheek. Contains previously unseen images.
Mosaics, Paperback (April 2014)
Mosaics are enjoying a resurgence. This book shows beginners how quick and easy it is to transform everyday items into functional objects of surprising style, simply by covering them with broken pottery, glass, tiles and even pebbles. It features large step-by step colour photographs, simple techniques and 18 projects.
Mosaic Craft, Paperback (July 2011)» View all books by Martin Cheek
From the simplest paving slabs to the most intricate murals, mosaics are able to transform the most primitive motifs into works of art in its design and more importantly, palette.
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Author Biography - Martin Cheek
Martin Cheek is an accomplished mosaic artist, author, and instructor.
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