Human Form in Mosaic


By Elaine Goodwin
ISBN: 9781861269812
PUBLISHED: 12 2007
PAGES: 144
BINDING: Hardback
SIZE: 280x215 mm
INSIDE: 228 colour photographs

The Human Form in Mosaic is an original and revelatory exploration in the hands of an accomplished artist and author, using the human form as a means to introduce the reader to the technique of mosaic-making. The author guides the reader through the step-by-step process of individually cutting and placing 'tesserae' - the small pieces of marble, gold, glass and ceramic that go to make up mosaics - to articulate the human form, both the body and the face.

Topics covered: Detailed discussion fo the techniques involved Step-by-step instructions to make a range of mosaics based on the human form Materials and tools needed for each project, with guidance on how to use them Mosaics from around the world that inspired the projects in the book Examples of the work of ten contemporary mosaicists specifically created for this unique publication

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