“This thorough guide to techniques, tools, and materials is filled with expert tips and tricks. The detailed project instructions will inspire you to make your own mosaicked mark on the landscape.” —Lorene Edwards Forkner, author of Handmade Garden Projects
In Mosaic Garden Projects, artist Mark Brody walks step-by-step through the creation of 25 decorative yet functional projects. With simple ideas like address signs and stepping stones to more complex projects such as an orb fountain, Brody also includes with a primer on the fundamentals of mosaic and information on the range of possible materials. Project templates are included along with instructions on how to scale each project. Mosaic Garden Projects is packed with inspiration that will brighten the garden all year long.
About the Author
Mark Brody has been teaching mosaic in schools and art centers for over a decade in Portland, OR. He has a fine arts degree in sculpture, a certificate in teaching, and is a member of the Society of American Mosaic Artists (SAMA). His website is markbrodyart.com.
As a freelance writer and editor, Sheila Ashdown works with authors and publishers to develop well-crafted books that delight and inspire. She holds an MFA in creative writing from American University and is founder and managing editor of The Ne'er-Do-Well literary magazine. Find her online at sheilaashdown.com.
“Even if your work is less ambitious than the glorious mosaics of the Byzantine empire, it will spruce up your garden with a bird feeder or a pagoda wearing a colorful mosaic layer.” —Publishers Weekly
“All you need to create a mosaic can be found in this book.” —Country Gardens