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Mosaic Tips and Tricks – Andamento

Mosaic Blog: Today is all about the flow of your mosaic surface Let us start by defining some terms used by mosaic artists. Andamento is the way tesserae are cut and placed, according to size, regularity of grout line, flow and in relation to each other. Tesserae...

General Art News May 2017

Melbourne and Van Gogh and the Seasons It has been a real treat to be able to visit the exhibition “Van Gogh and the Seasons” at the NGV this month with Jenny. The exhibition was wonderful and curated to get an understanding of what inspired Van...

#2 May Mosaic Eyes

There are so many ways to approach the task of giving one of your creations eyes. So much to consider - as usual when making: is it a realistic representation of an animal or person, is it a cartoon or is it just an approximation...

#1 May Mosaic Tips and Tricks

There are a few interesting tips and tricks to talk about this week. One mosaic project that was completed by Jenny was a Butterfly, cut out of marine ply, undercoated and then mosaicked with chunky pieces of crockery. To create a heavily textured mosaic, it is important...

General News – Art April 2017

Back in the studio after a few weeks of travel and family commitments – and really excited about new projects. The travel has been very inspiring – we were in Norway and visited some wonderful art- old and new….from Viking treasures to Sami runes to the...

Mosaic-Cement Adhesives:Projects

April Mosaic Studio Coloured Glue With the cooler weather everything is flowing and materials are behaving well! There are a number of projects on the go in our Tuesday Mosaic class. So here a little more info on technicalities around laying into coloured glue. Two sturdy female mannequins...