Mosaics offer a medium to experiment with a wide variety of materials and to create imaginative color schemes. The authors, Kaffe Fassett and Candace Bahouth, are accomplished designers known especially for dramatic color combinations, and for their first collaboratioin they have chosen the rich subject of mosaics -- presenting a collection of creative projects for interiors and exteriors. This book offers plenty of inspiration for those already interested in this increasingly popular craft, as well as solid information for the beginner. The mosaic projects in this book can bring life to your home and garden. You'll find both simple and ambitious ideas here, and the many contemporary materials used here include broken crockery, tiles and mirrors, shells, pebbles, beads, gold-leafed and covered glass, unglazed ceramic and objets trouv's. You'll get full design guidelines for each project, and a special chapter that gives directions for making the mosaics and working with the various types of material that appear in the designs. You get all the information you need to transform your interiors and exteriors with these colorful, irresistible mosaics.
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Kaffe Fassett has attracted huge audiences worldwide to the knitting and needlepoint crafts. A bestselling author, he has also presented his own TV series, Glorious Colour, and a major exhibition of his work travelled the world after forming the first one-man show of a living textile artist ever to show at the V&A in London. Kaffe also designs wallpapers and fabrics for companies such as Designers Guild and Rowan. His wonderful webite can be found at www.kaffefassett.com. Candace Bahouth is a well-known weaver and needlepoint designer and is now excelling as a mosaicist. She is American-born and lives and works in a converted chapel in somerset. Her acclaimed decorative art, in various media, has been exhibited in museums and galleries all over the world and her woven tapestries hang permanently in many public and private collections. She has produced commissioned mosaics for several years, and continues to sell highly successful needlepoint kits worldwide.
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Book Description Ebury Press, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110091868548
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Book Description Ebury Press, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0091868548