Silhouette Style Mosaics
This probably isn't what you think. It was originally a cost cutting technique, but you can't tell it from the results.
Susan Wechsler's Mini Ballerina - Part 1 - Creating a Visual Story
Susan starts each piece by selecting her palette, but then creates a sketch of her visual story in a very unique and helpful way .
How & Why to Section Large Patterns
3 Techniques for Removing Tile
There are three situations where you may want or need to remove and replace tiles. Each requires a different technique and they are shown here.
How to Make a Ball Instead of Circle
When we are making 2-dimensional or flat art, we sometimes have to create an illusion of the 3rd dimension. Here are two ways.
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 Make the Best Photos of Your Mosaics with a Cell Phone
A professional photographer who has photographed thousands of mosaics shows an easy technique without professional lights and cameras.
Making Patterns & Shadows for Christmas Mosaics
Like a lot of things, a few little tricks help a lot. This video is full of them, from making and using a pattern, to making shadows so objects have form and not just shape. (this is episode 1 of 2)
The Essential Gradient
Creating the illusion of the third dimension in a 2 dimensional art piece is usually dependent on your ability to create gradients with tesserae. It's not that difficult ...
Episode 1 - I Got a Commission - Now What ?
Episode 2 - Designing a Pattern for a Client
Episode 3 - Mosaic Over Pattern - The Set-up
Episode 4 - Getting the Details Right
Episode 5 - 3,000 Pieces in 3-Minutes
Episode 6 - Modified Double Reverse
Episode 7 - Transferring to a Substrate
Episode 8 - Installation
Episode 9 - Grouting & Clean-up
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