Starting a Community Mosaic Project
Kicking off a new community mosaic project can be a lot of fun. Here's the first session of a project sponsored by Art Reach of Orlando.
The First Mosaic Experience
Most of the basic techniques are shown in this video that features 3 first-timers getting the instruction. Artists who are considering teaching mosaics will see teaching techniques.
Mosaic One Product Review
Designed for people making their very first mosaic, family projects with children, and teachers, Mosaic One instructions are followed by Lou Ann to see how the kits work.
Choosing Grout Color
Believe it or not, there is a really simple test to choose grout color. This video shows why it is important and works.
4 Cutting Techniques and a Valentine's Heart
Beginner to advanced cutting techniques in one project. This Valentine's Heart goes from simple triangles to stained glass inlaid in stained glass.
How to Mosaic a Terra Cotta Pot - Part 3
The grouting and finishing episode covers important information about the type of grout, application, and other finishing touches for this pot.
How to Mosaic a Terra Cotta Pot - Part 2
The pot has a vertical surface which gravity turns into a challenge. In this video you learn how to beat gravity and how to prevent grout and tile from chipping.
How to Mosaic a Terra Cotta Pot - Part 1
This video covers the first 3 things you should know before you mosaic a terra cotta pot.
How to Install a Hanging System
One of the questions you should ask and answer before starting a new mosaic project is "How will you hang it?" Here is a good answer.
The Quick Basics - Getting Started in Mosaics
These are the quick basics to make your first experience in mosaics easy & fun. They will help you make decisions about all of the great options for using your creativity.
Dippin' and Butterin'
The best way to save time on cleaning adhesives from your finished mosaics is to use the right amount. These two techniques, Dippin' and Butterin' are great ways to apply glue and thinset.
How & Why to Seal Wood Backers
It is essential to seal wood backers. However, it is easy to do without adding new supplies. Watch to see how and why.
Fat Cat - Grooming for the Gallery
Before all of this, Fat Cat was a drab, gray shape, then he got tesserae, but now the final touches before going to the gallery. See how he gets ready.
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