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COURSE IN MAKING MOSAICS (1957)

COURSE IN MAKING MOSAICS. BY JOSEPH L. YOUNG. COPYRIGHT 1957. HARDCOVER BOOK. MEASURES 8X10.25". 60 PAGES.

THE FIRST "HOW TO" BOOK ON HOME MOSAICS. LEARN HOW TO FITTILES, BITS OF COLORED GLASS, BRICK, AND EVEN PEBBLES INTO PATTERNS. LEARN WHAT MATERIALS TO USE. HOW TO DESIGN AND EXECUTE MOSAICS FOR FIREPLACES, COFFEE TABLES, PLAQUES, WALLS, PATIO FLOORS, AND MORE.

OVER 200 PHOTOS REVEAL THE TECHNIQUE OF THIS AGE OLD ART. STEP BY STEP INSTRUCTIONS. ALSO PROFILES THE WORK OF GINO SEVERINI AND JUAN O'GORMAN, TWO OUTSTANDING MOSAICISTS.

ALSO FEATURES:
TERRAZZO MOSAICS BY THE BRUTON SISTERS OF CALIFORNIA FOR THE STANDARD FEDERAL SAVINGS AND LOAN OF LA; WELTON BECKET AIA.
METALLIC SCREENS BY ROBERT LEPPER, HARRY BERTOIA, AND MARY CALLERY
BYZANTINE GLASS MOSAIC MURAL FOR THE LOBBY OF 711 3RD AVE IN NY, DESIGNED BY HANS HOFMANN, EXECUTED BY V FOSCATO, WILLIAM LESCAZE AIA.

CONTENTS:
INTRODUCTION SHADES OF ANTIOCH, MOSAICS - AMERICA'S 20TH CENTURY FOLK ART, WAYS FOR BEGINNERS TO WORK, TOOLS, MATERIALS, DIRECT AND INDIRECT METHOD, CUTTING, WALL PANEL, PROJECTS FOR HOME AND FAMILY, WAYS PROFESSIONALS WORK, CARTOON, MURALS, MOSAIC TECHNIQUE IN OTHER MEDIA, TWO OUTSTANDING MOSAICISTS - SEVERINI AND O'GORMAN

1957 MID CENTURY MODERN Course in Making Mosaics Young book mosaic tile design

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