The Mosaic Artist's Bible: 300 Traditional and Contemporary Designs (Paperback)
Mosaicists of every level will delight in this new sourcebook, featuring page after page of inspiring motifs. Arranged by theme--from animals, birds, and marine life to flowers, cultural symbols, and children's motifs--these striking designs are easy to copy and scale. A comprehensive techniques section offers step-by-step instructions on everything from choosing materials and selecting color combinations to cutting and grouting tiles, while a gallery section demonstrates how the motifs can be used to decorate ceramics, furniture, and accessories--or be works of art on their own. Written by a mosaic artist of international standing, this is a rich source of ideas for all who aspire to this ancient, enduringly beautiful art form.