Encyclopedia of MosaicBook - 2004
With its clear text and outstanding color photos and diagrams, Encyclopedia of Mosaic: Techniques, Materials and Designs is an invaluable guide for mosaicists. Entries feature solid technical information on all the various aspects of mosaic-making, from tools and materials to techniques and design. Illustrated with helpful step-by-step photos and diagrams as well as striking images of finished objects, Encyclopedia of Mosaic covers: Materials--from vitreous glass to mirror, china, and gold leaf; Work Spaces; Basic Tools; Design, basic to advanced, taking in themes, color, and texture; Fixing and Bases; and Cutting, Laying, and Finishing Techniques. Written by a mosaic artist of international standing, this is outstanding reference for experienced crafters as well as novices. Elaine M. Goodwin is the author of Classic Mosaic and Decorative Mosaics.
Publisher: North Pomfret, Vt. : Trafalgar Square Pub., 2004
Branch Call Number: 738.5 G6565e 2004
Characteristics: 191 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm