Tip & How-To about Crafts & Hobbies
Mosaics involve assembling small pieces of items such as glass, stone or other materials and putting them together in some kind of pattern that creates a wonderful piece of mosaic art.
If you are new to mosaics, make sure you choose a good project to get started with. Straighter lines are easier for newer mosaic makes, ie take a frame or mirror to work around as curved edges take more experience to navigate.
Certain surfaces are easier to stick mosaics to. Beginners should start with terracotta pottery, glass and cement.
Don't go crazy buying supplies for your mosaic making, but there are certain basics that you will always need, such as;
Make sure you buy enough supplies to finish the project you are working on. There is nothing worse than getting near the end of a pattern and discovering that you have run out of tiles.
If you are making a mosaic project that you are going to leave outdoors, make sure you use a protector sealant so that it will last.
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