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Bonnie Fitzgerald's Guide to Mosaic Techniques

The Go-To Source for In-Depth Instructions and Creative Design Ideas

March 17, 2015 | Trade paperback
ISBN: 9781570767203
$36.95
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Description

Bonnie Fitzgerald is an artist, teacher and author. Her passion is designing and creating one-of-a-kind artwork and guiding art enthusiasts, young and old alike, on the journey to discover and develop their own personal artistic voice through the art of mosaics.

This is a complete resource of mosaic techniques and design ideas for creating mosaics in the home. With clear step-by-step sequences, mosaic artist Bonnie Fitzgerald shows how to draw up an idea, cut and arrange tiles, and finish designs successfully. You'll also find expert tips from some of the world's leading mosaic artists dropped in throughout the book. Discover how to find inspiration, and to coordinate color and pattern in your designs, using a wide range of materials--from vitreous glass tiles to pebbles and shells, recycled pottery, ceramic tiles, decorative stones, millefiori and diamanté. All tools, materials, and equipment are clearly explained, and you'll find helpful hints on setting up a comfortable workspace, as well as essential information on mounting your finished mosaics.

About this Author

Bonnie Fitzgerald is a professional mosaic artist and educator. She is the founder and owner of Maverick Mosaics, a studio dedicated to teaching the art of mosaics. Bonnie teaches at many locations, including the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., and leads international workshops and travel adventures. Her company also fabricates architectural mosaics and designs and creates commissioned mosaic artwork for interior designers, landscape architects, and private clients. As a past executive board member of the Society of American Mosaic Artists Bonnie has long been instrumental in raising awareness of mosaic as an art form. She is the author of300+ Mosaic Tips, Techniques, Templates and Trade Secrets, also available from Trafalgar Square Books.

ISBN: 9781570767203
Format: Trade paperback
Pages: 160
Publisher: Trafalgar Square Books
Published: 2015-03-17

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