Gaudi bird – how to make a 3d mosaic

Making a 3d mosaic – how to start I cant believe that I fell for it again. It happens every time. I should know by now, but somehow I never learn. I thought I could rattle something off. I’d seen plenty of photos of Antoni Gaudi’s Parc Guell in Barcelona and …

Five simple mosaic tips

(Take Two – I accidently posted this before I’d finished it) The more we make mosaics, the more we find the methods and tricks which work best for us. These mosaic tips are some of mine – none of them are rocket science but somehow they often get forgotten in mosaic technique …

Making a Mosaic Trivet, Part III.

From this: …to this:   Cutting, laying and fixing the mosaic Part I of this four-part series was about preparing the board:  http://helenmilesmosaics.org/making-mosaics-2/how-to-make-mosaics/preparing-the-board. Part II covered choosing materials and a design: http://helenmilesmosaics.org/making-mosaics-2/how-to-make-mosaics/mosaic-designs-and-materials/. Now its time to get down to business and start cutting your tiles, laying the mosaic and sticking the tesserae in …