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 Sandy Robertson has taught thousands of people to make beautiful mosaics over the last 2 decades at her beginner to advanced mosaic workshops in Brisbane, overseas and in many schools and communities.
Many students have gone on to run mosaic businesses and amazing artworks.  Sandy is proud of every student and knows once your hold a pair of Magical mosaic Leponitt mosaic cutting tools in your hands, it's usually the beginning of a lifetime of mosaic making.  Sandy's art is well known and she teaches diverse methods and uses a wide range of mosaic materials to turn into mosaic "tesserae".
Find your own mosaic flow (andemento) with Sandy. 
Whether you wish to create gorgeous mosaic garden pot planters,make mirrors, mosaic tables or wish to mosaic a wall - learn the basics with Sandy so every one of your mosaics lasts the distance.  Everyone can make mosaics, from kids to grandparents.  Use recycled materials and/or gorgeous glass, pebbles, stones or whatever to desire! 
Sandy will teach you how to shape, break, smash, create, glue, grout, seal ad more.  You are only limited by your imagination.  Don't just stand there, book in today!
I look forward to seeing you in your glass at Studio OzMosaics, in Brisbane.  Phone us for a chat or more info.  

Student comments:

Beginner Class:   "When I attended OzMosaic Beginners course I knew not one thing about mosaics.  Boy did that change quickly!  Sandy is absolutely bursting with knowledge, enthusiasm, experience, techniques, tips, tricks and great mosaicing stories.  The workshop had a lovely welcoming and personable atmosphere and her passion for mosaicing is just so contagious.  By the end of the day I felt so motivated and confident to start my own mosaicing journey.  An absolutely fantastic day and so worthwhile for anyone who wants to try this fun craft! "    Michelle.

Advanced Course:    Wow!  Talk about value for money!  Our day was jam packed with even more information, techniques and hands on fun!  And the nicest part is that I took home a unique 3D mosaic that was my personal creation, yet made with the help of Sandy’s expert knowledge.  Not sure if the best part was smashing wine bottles, cutting glass, oozing grout, or just the great company!  I’d definitely recommend this course to challenge those further who have already done the Beginners Course.  Fantastic!".   Michelle

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Imagine yourself in a mosaic workshop.
Learn to mosasic or update your mosaic skills.  Fun, creative and wonderfully addictive.

Your mosaic teacher, Sandy Robertson, looks forward to meeting you and sharing the joy of mosaics!
Beginner classes, advanced, 3D, smalti.  Learn the pique assiette method, mixed media, push-in, mosaic on mesh, indirect and many other methods with Sandy's famous mosaic tips and tricks!

What colour grout should you use?  What is thinset?  What mosaic tools are needed for smalti, glass, mirror and ceramic?

Use your imagination, explore Sandy's studio and mosaic store;  be inspired to create mosaics for your home, gifts, garden and who knows where it may lead?  Love OP shops? Sandy will help you reshape and embed found objects, precious mementos and more into your mosaic art and crafts.

Create contemporary portraits of your children, friends, loved ones, pets or adorn your pool walls, pots and floors!  
Anything is possible in mosaics!

Pools, walls, seats, pots, birdbaths, sculptures, mirrors, picture frames, cars, bathtubs, floors, windows, doors, kettles just about anything that stands still long enough to mosaic on!
OzMosaics specialises in traditional to modern mosaic techniques - from flat, mixed media, 3-D, whimsical and sculptural.


August 2016 saw the installation of the mosaic mural commission for University of Queensland Water Engineering - Level 1 of the Advanced Engineering Building.
 *more info here

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Dynasty smalti is beautiful for making interesting tesserae in your glass kiln!
Use your Leponitt mosaic wheeled cutters, standard tile nippers or Hammer & Hardie to shape this beautiful tesserae.   
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Hope you find some creative mosaic time in 2018!

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Woorabinda Mosaic Community Art Project 2014

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Proud to be featured by Laticrete Spotlight Article!  Hope you enjoy reading about this wonderful mosaic project at Woorabinda.

Project:  Taroom Walk 1926/1927  Art to depict the Aboriginal Walk from Taroom to Woorabinda

Location: Woorabinda Aboriginal Community, Central Queensland Australia
Mosaic Design:  Sandra Robertson (based on Woorabinda photographs, research, and input from Aboriginal Council).
Duration:  20 days at Woorabinda
Participants:  Local community (children, families, parents, locals and elderly) and OzMosaics
Mosaic Instructor:  Sandra Robertson, Mosaic Artist, Studio OzMosaics Brisbane
Time Frame:  20 days Artist in Residence program at Woorabinda
OzMosaics Project Manager: Dave Robertson, Studio OzMosaics
Workspace:  Kangaroo Stadium, Woorabinda
Murals - 10 mosaic murals - 5 for Taroom Walk, 2 Kangaroos, 1 snake, and 2 flags
Substrate: Cement Sheeting Panels
Materials used in the mosaic panels:
-Laticrete Australia Cement, Grout, Epoxy Paste and Waterproof Membrane products
-Mosaic Tesserae:  Supplied by Studio OzMosaics Mosaic Store:
  Glass mosaic vitreous  tiles, mOzMilli (glass mosaic beads, millefiori), Dynasty Smalti bricks and glass smalti sheets, OzMosaics glass fusings, ceramic tile, slate, mirror, gold and white gold smalti, Woorabinda red and white sand, pebbles, thinset, gloss sealer, gold/silver paint effects, china, coal, lustre and foil backed glass

Funding:  Government Art Grant/Woorabinda Council

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Dave and I arrived in Woorabinda after an 8-hour drive from our Brisbane OzMosaics Studio.

We met at the Woorabinda Council Chambers and met Doug and helpful Council staff who directed us to our lodgings for the next 20 days, the Woorabinda Guest House.
After meeting Desma, the Guest House caretaker (and very talented Aboriginal artist), we quickly unpacked our personal belongings, explored the facilities and then hopped back into the 4WD to find the Kangaroo Stadium.  The Kangaroo Stadium is awesome, a very well designed sports hall, with every facility on hand to make the mosaics. A wonderful artwork adorns the building, big metal Kangaroos!  A local Aboriginal artist also painted a fantastic Kangaroo on the outer Stadium walls, with art inserted by the children. Very impressive.   I was told Woorabinda means "Kangaroo Sit Down".  Woori = Kangaroo Binda = Sit Down. 
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Doug walked over and helped us unpack the very heavily loaded trailer of mosaic supplies and the 4WD was also full of supplies. We needed a lot as we intended to make 10 mosaic murals in 20 days and teach how to mosaic at the same time. A big task but we were excited and looking forward to meeting the kids, elders, families and community at large.

Woorabinda has the wonderful red sand and I can't get enough of it!  Blue skies, red earth incredible gum trees and a lovely local creek with an amazing Red Bank.  We can't wait to go back to Woori and explore, we simply didn't get much time off as we worked 20 days non-top but we enjoyed every minute of it.

We unpacked all the mosaic supplies, Dave settled into the office area so we could keep in touch by computer with family and keep our OzMosaics business online whilst we were away.  We have a great connection on the computer using the Dongle and having a kitchen mean copious amounts of cuppas to keep Dave, Fiona and I warm and watered! 

The first few days, Dave and I met dozens of local kids who wandered into the Kanga Stadium, all with my favourite phrase "What are you doing Miss?"  We learned the motto "Be Deadly" and it was appropriate. Work hard, set goals, achieve them!

I soon had the kids undertaking the huge job of soaking of the glass mosaic tiles from brown paper backing, sorting thousands of millefiori glass mosaic beads and whilst we were setting all the tables and panels for their mosaics, the kids made mosaic patterns in the mosaic grids. They also drew on paper with crayons I had brought with me and it was a really arty time all round.  The kids were really quick to learn and had so many questions.
I miss them so much now we are back home in Brisbane.  

The Council guys drove around in the big truck to delivery the large panels of cement sheeting, which Dave reshaped into my desired sizes and proceeded on Friday to coat with Laticrete Hydroban waterproof membrane.  The kids watched and chatted away with Dave outside the building as he prepared the base boards on all edges and sides.  The Council were very helpful and also delivered lots of tables and chairs, which really were needed for 10 murals.

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5 large panels measuring 1.5 x 1.2m each were set aside for the Mural to depict the Taroom Walk into early Woorabinda in 1927.
Another 5 panels were set aside for two Kangaroos, one snake, and the Aboriginal Flag and the Torres Strait Islander flag mosaic murals.
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The kids and elderly from the Nursing home with help from everyone else would make the Kangaroo, Snake, and Flag murals to learn and participate.
The main 5 murals for the Taroom Walk would be made by Fiona, Sandy and adults, with kids cutting thousands of tiles, shaping into circles, rectangles and whatever we needed for the murals, especially, the Gum trees, sky and ground tesserae.

We met Fiona on the Monday and she was assigned to us to help every day and work on the mural. Fiona was such a great help, coordinating what we needed, introducing us to the Council carpenters, who would assist in the mural installations etc.  She also learned to mosaic, every spare minute available as has natural mosaic talent! She learned so quickly and I taught her as much as I could in the time we had together. She and I are now mosaic friends forever and I truly appreciated Fiona whilst working on the mosaics and our wonderful chats together. Thanks Fiona!

Thanks to so many people who came in and out of the stadium, especially the local nurses who even went out of their way to purchase me some Cold tablets in Rockhampton.  It was very cold in the mornings and evenings in Woori and I caught a head cold which lasted a few days. I loved the brisk, cold weather and the sunny and bright blue skies made up for the chills sometimes.

As word got out, we had more and more children and community visiting and adding pieces to the mosaic.  I was very privileged to listen to many stories of the hardship of the early Woorabinda pioneers and quite a few tears were shed by us all.  Thank you for trusting me and welcoming me into your town and community.

The Kangaroos soon started to emerge from the mosaics and the snake was made by some lovely kids and families plus some of the old folk from the nursing home. That was a really special mosaic Sunday.
It was school holidays and the kids certainly enjoy their music in Woori. We enjoyed working on the mosaic panels with thumping, loud music. It provided another energy to the mosaic space.

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We enjoyed all the crows and their fun antics too.  The local horses roamed the streets and it was great to see the local children riding the h horses bareback with such confidence and grace. At the Guest House, there was a white horse that often appeared in the moonlight, which was rather wonderful.

We arrived at the mosaic workplace each morning approx 7 - 7.30am and worked until 7.30 - 8 pm most nights.  The new local Cafe serves up great food and an early cuppa coffee was often on the agenda. Great hamburgers too.

As we all worked away to get the 10 panels finished in mosaic record time (!!) the Council workers were hard on the job turning the dusty Memorial Wall and Park. What a transformation!  Lawn, new metal Rotunda (complete with the metal kangaroo on top), new seats,  incredible timber fencing, sprinklers, a water basin, wall painted up ready for the mosaics, garden makeovers and lean-to and gunyahs on display!

Dave was amazed at how the project was done so professionally in such a short time (approx 1 week!).  We were excited as the mosaic murals depicting the Taroom Walk and the flags, kangaroo and snake mosaics would add special artworks and meaning to this Park in the central area of Woorabinda.

Finally, the day came to install the 10 panels.  Dave enjoyed working with the carpenters installing the panels. It was heavy work, lots of drilling into the cement walls but it was done with expertise and I think a lot of care thrown in as the mosaics were so meaningful to everyone.

Some of the elders visited me whilst I was on my own putting last minute touches to the mosaic murals and invited me to walk the last 6km on Wednesday as the walkers entered into Woorabinda. I was very touched by the invitation and I joined in and met so many more beautiful people. I listened to the stories of the past, heard their very moving words at the start of the walk, where t-shirts were handed out to all the walkers, starting with the elders and moving down to the children.

You could feel the pride, the sorrow of the past, the determination for the future and talk of healing ongoing and working together for a brighter future was very inspirational and very moving.

I hadn't walked 6km for quite a while and one beautiful lady, Roberta, whose grandmother was one of the first women to arrive in Woorabinda and gave birth to her mother on the very first day, after the huge walk from Taroom (!!!!) made me realise what a long walk it must have been, under very harsh conditions.  Roberta has a great sense of humour and her grandmother and mother would have been so proud of her!

Dave and I were so thrilled to receive some very special hand carved gifts and a Gumby Gumby tree to bring home. Read about the healing properties of the Gumby Gumby tree online. Amazing!

Huge thanks must to MerleO'Donnell who was my contact for over 12 months, planning the mural, helping with design input from the Council and elders and helping arrange the huge project. Thank you Merle.  Thanks to Elizabeth Cuthbert who introduced me as a possible artist in residence for this project.  We have become good friends in the process and thanks to Liz for everything you did for Dave and me along the way.

Thanks for everything Woorabinda!  Dave and I look forward to returning soon to meet you all again and hopefully some more community mosaics to adorn all the walls at Woori!woorabinda pioneer memorial wall taroom march walk

I took thousands of photographs at Woori over the 20 days and I welcome anyone reading this mosaic review, to visit my Facebook Page or friend me to view the photos fo the mural in progress and the Taroom Walk 2014.  Visit the albums and enjoy watching the community make the mosaics, the Taroom Walkers and much more.

Thanks for the most enjoyable mosaic experience and project!
New friends, new experiences, stunning mosaics.  Especial thanks to my mother for her support, my mosaic friends Shirley Whitton and Jan Abbots for your contributions to the mosaic prior to the project start.
My husband and mosaic partner David Robertson, you are the "mosaic man" and I can never thank you enough for all that you do, behind the mosaic scenes, the planning, the preparation of the panels, the huge packing job, sourcing the materials, keeping us in contact at home, running the mosaic business, the enormous grouting effort, the driving up and back from Woori, the meals..constant support, the quiet achiever; you make my mosaic dreams come alive and everything possible. 

Thanks again everyone at Woorabinda!  You should be proud of your efforts. See you again soon!
Here are the links:
OzMosaics Page on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OzMosaics     
Sandy Robertson on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sandy.robertson.australia
link to Taroom Walk 2014 
http://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2014-07-10/indigenous-youngsters-retrace-the-steps-of-their-ancestors/5586440

 




Here are a few photos from the thousands on Facebook:


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art craft mosasicSurprise someone special with a Gift Certificate from OzMosaics, especially for birthdays, Christmas, a thank you or a special treat!

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Your Gift Certificate can be emailed to you for printing or direct to your friend or loved one.
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A great opportunity to make more mosaics!
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Due to huge demand, volume sales OzMosaics are delighted to announce a price reduction for mosaic vitreous tiles.
Visit our online store/webshop for prices.
Incredible value on basic tile shades, vivids, opals, colour blends, and gold streaked glass tiles.

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Why buy fiddly little packaged tiles when you can order useful quantities at lower prices?
Don't wait for specials at other online stores, our vitreous mosaic tiles are at a constant incredible price.
We want you to make mosaics, more often, we know it's addictive.  Enjoy!

 image1 sandra robertson 1464584127Mosaic Mural Project at Woorabinda Queensland. Thank you to Laticrete Australia for your continued support and contribution to OzMosaics for Mosaic Art Community Projects.

Mosaic Blog Articles by Sandy Robertson

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Welcome to OzMosaics Blog!

Blogs are listed on the left-hand menu.

Some highlights are listed below:

Such amazing memories at Australia Zoo!  The Steve Irwin Tribute Mural Project is installed close to the Crocoseum. Make sure you visit and check out the 12 fantastic mosaic mural panels depicting flora and wildlife - made my mosaic enthusiasts all over the world.  Mosaic pieces were received and installed at Studio OzMosaics over a 12 month period and it truly was a very special time.  We miss you, Steve Irwin!

 You may enjoy following Sandy Robertson and OzMosaics on Facebook for regular updates on mosaic activities!

2018 - Dave, Maureen and I traveled to Talwood State School to create a fabulous mosaic mural for the Centenary School Celebrations.  Lots of photos are on my OzMosaics Facebook Page and work in progress.  A tall mosaic pedestal was also completed.  The mural was made by mosaic artist Sandy Robertson, with the assistance of mosaic artist Maureen Randolph, teachers, school students, past school students, visitors, community and friends.  It was wonderful getting to know Talwood, it's history, family, farms, businesses and of course the school students and teachers.  We worked very hard, day and night over 2 weeks to complete the detailed project.  The design was put together by Sandy with input from the School P & C of images special to Talwood.  Features such as the tall water tower, historic rail station, old school house, school kids in uniform, tree of knowledge, school name, logo, farming of cattle, sheep, cotton, wheat... the silos, every changing colours of the fields, wide expanses of blue skies, the river and much more.  The school students were so eager and worked very hard learning to shape, nip, glue, grout and work out colours and mosaic design.  It's was a fantastic experience for all.  Thanks so much to everyone who made our stay in the old Headmasters house so happy and pleasant.  So many people helped out in so many mosaic ways.  Check out Talwood State School on Facebook for lots of photos of the huge Centenary Celebrations!

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2017:  CHECK OUT THE AWESOME MOSAIC JUICED TV MURAL video!

A fabulous mosaic mural featuring the Juiced TV logo, made in 2017 by kids, friends, and families at the Queensland Children's Hospital. Sandy Robertson and mosaic friends worked at the hospital with the children, staff, and families to make the mural on a large piece of cement-based sheeting. The mural was pre-sealed with Laticrete Hydroban (available from OzMosaics Studio and Online Web Store).  Tesserae (mosaic materials), grout and adhesives were donated by OzMosaics.  The kids were so creative and Juiced Tv crew are awesome!
Here is the link on Youtube!

THE MOSAIC SEGMENT STARTS AT 1:17 ON THE VIDEO TIMELINE!

 2018:  The Mosaic Mural is installed in the new Juiced TV Boardroom!

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2018 MAANZ   MOSAIC ASSOCIATION OF AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND

In my current role as Queensland State Rep for MAANZ, I organised a MAANZ Queensland Mosaic Exhibition at Percolator Gallery, Paddington Brisbane Queensland. A wonderful support group ably assisted me to plan, prepare, curate and host a fabulous mosaic art exhibition with 54 mosaics beautifully showcased at the Percolator Gallery.  Thanks to everyone who worked very hard behind the mosaic scenes!
If you would like to join MAANZ visit this link www.maanz.org for information on membership, events, symposiums, exhibitions, and Australian mosaic artists or contact me Sandy Robertson, Qld MAANZ State Rep via the MAANZ website.

The mosaics shown below were my entries in the MAANZ Qld Exhibition, titled "A walk in the Park" and "Made to Last". 
"Made to Last" was awarded a Highly Commended certificate.  The tesserae were honed out of old concrete roof tiles, using an Italian Hammer and Hardie (available for purchase at OzMosaics Studio or shop online in our Mosaic Online Store.

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 "Made to Last" (c) Sandy Robertson Studio OzMosaics 2018

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    "A Walk in the Park" (c) Sandy Robertson Studio OzMosaics 2018

  

 2016: Meandarra State School Centenary Mosaic Mural Project
An amazing mosaic effort by Sandy Robertson & Dave Robertson working with the school students, teachers, community, families, and friends.  

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2016:  A mosaic mural project was completed and installed in 2016 at the University of Queensland, Water Engineering.

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Mosaic workshops and classes at Studio OzMosaics continue to be busy and filled with budding mosaic artists and mosaic artists wishing to update their mosaic skills, Sandy Style!  Book a mosaic workshop and enjoy a fun, informative and creative mosaic experience at Studio OzMosaics, Coorparoo, Brisbane Queensland Australia.

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A fun-filled, mosaic weekend was enjoyed by all students.
Glorious Brisbane May weather found us all making 3-D Floral Mosaics;  beautiful mosaic projects with so much mosaic information from the mosaic teacher, Sandy Robertson. 

 Mosaic workshops have run continually at Studio OzMosaics and thanks to all students who have started their mosaic journey with Sandy!

Workshops have been booked out and very busy!  Thanks to all our students who travel from near and far to attend mosaic classes and workshops with mosaic artist Sandy Robertson.

Dave Robertson has been busy all year filling orders in the online mosaics webshop and studio store.  Thanks to all our students, clients and customers for your continued support and patronage of OzMosaics mosaic studio.

Keep up with what's happening in this blog or join us on Facebook!

 

2014:  Mosaic Icon - Installed at Marian Valley, Canungra in 2014:

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"The Everybody Seat" at Karalee State School:

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NEWS!

SPECIAL NOTICE!
Keeping our students' health and safety in mind as a priority, OzMosaics will not list workshop dates until the coronavirus situation is more clear.
Please email Dave to be on the waiting list when dates are issued or check back to this website or our FB page regularly.

OZMOSAICS ONLINE SHOP  is open!
Dave is busy processing and shipping orders and taking every care with your order.

Our couriers are working hard, with special health and handling strategies set in place, on all incoming and despatched goods and parcels.

We will keep the service going, unless the couriers are halted, or any stocks are depleted.

It may be a good idea to order in for special projects on the go or for your supplies during isolation etc.

OZMOSAICS STUDIO STORE
at Coorparoo, is open by APPOINTMENT ONLY!

Dave is staggering customer shopping times to keep contact to a minimum for our customers.
Please do not bring children to OzMosaics at this time.

We respectfully ask visitors to OzMosaics Studio, to avail themselves of our facilities to wash their hands thoroughly on leaving and departure.

We are sanitizing our credit card machines, counter, hands, desk equipoment, doorknobs etc to in-line with health guidelines.

Please phone or email OzMosaics 07 38474873 for more info.

If you wish to order and pay ahead, you may arrange this with Dave and have your goods left just inside the studio gate.

We hope you stay healthy and well.  It's a challenging time for everyone and we need to pull together, be kind, sharing, thoughtful and helpful to others.


You may find being creative with mosaic art and craft helps your emotional well-being, during this unsettling time.

Make some gifts early this year, (mirrors, picture frames, murals, etc) or consider making lovely mosaic garden pots for Spring!

Make a mural with your family or have some me-time to be creative.

Kids love mosaics, check out our mosaic grids for youngsters to keep them occupied!

Mosaic art is good therapy for everyone, takes your mind off the virus for a while and keeps your hands busy!

Mosaic hugs from Sandy and Dave.

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MAANZ 2019 New Horizons Award goes to Sandy Robertson!
Read about it here.

Book Now! Mosaic Classes 2020
On hold during the coronavirus crisis.

Special notice:
Oct 2019
Workshops are on hold until Sandy's foot injury is healed.
Contact Dave to be added to the waiting lists. Thank
you!
Thanks to everyone for your flowers, cards, well wishes, and support.  We will advise as soon as workshops are up and running again.  Dave and I are grateful for all our customers and students for your continued support of the OzMosaics Studio Shop and Online Store.
We look forward to seeing you all again soon at the workshops and we will be refreshed with lots of new techniques and fun!     


Weekend Workshops!

Workshop A -beginner
Workshop B - advanced

Visit the workshop page for other mosaic classes, dates + info.

Please phone Dave Robertson
07 38474873 to book a workshop or purchase a gift certificate.

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CERAMIC TILES!

Check them out in our Mosaic Web Store!
Red, yellow, PINK, orange, blues, greens!
300mm x 100mm x 6mm
Perfect for mosaics!

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THE MOSAIC MALL!
No matter if you need a handful of mosaic tiles, a metre of fibreglass mesh, a bag of grout or the best mosaic tool ever!! - the Leponitt Mosaic Wheeled Nipper tool - amazing quality + value - only $39! (beware of nasty, cheap copies!) -you will find everything for mosaics at Studio OzMosaics.

 

Proudly Australian!

ozmosaics-australian-owned-proudly-australianOzMosaics has offers 2 comfy rooms for students if they wish to stay at the studio whilst attending a mosaic workshop in Brisbane.
Stay on site and close to the mosaic action.  Check for availability and costs on the workshop page and feel free to phone us for a chat.

It's always fun, busy and exciting at Studio OzMosaics - never, ever a dull moment.  OzMosaics provides a wonderful mosaic haven - our Mosaic Workshops in Australia will inspire and excite you.  We have everything you need, classes, tools, equipment, supplies and inspiration,  Get the best start possible with a workshop at Studio OzMosaics or upgrade your skills with Sandy in an advanced class.

Hammer | Hardie TOOL

Mosaic Hammer & Hardie traditional tools and modern PORTABLE desk top Hardies are now available from OzMosaics Web Shop - Tools Dept
The H&H will cut, shape, slice and dice your smalti, marble and a range of mixed media.  

Use your imagination and mix and match tesserae.
Sandy likes to use both the Leponitt Mosaic Wheeled Cutter and a Hammer and Hardie  for efficient shaping of mosaic tesserae.
From traditional to contemporary mosaic art, mosaic tools are at your fingertips. Explore.

2018 MAANZ Qld Exhibition

MAANZ QUEENSLAND BRANCH
2018 MOSAIC ART EXHIBITION

Mosaic Association of Australia & New Zealand
presented
54 mosaics!
It was a wonderful exhibition atPercolator Gallery.

Mosaic Sandy Robertson award

I was thrilled to receive A Highly Commended Award for "Made to Last!".
Thanks to our judges Ian Skippen, Kylie Farrelly and Pamela Irving.
The Opening Night Party and Awards was so much fun and the gallery was packed to the rafters!
Thanks to all who attended.
Sandy Robertson

MAANZ (Mosaic Assn. of Australia & New Zealand)
Queensland Branch Rep.

Mosaic Artworks

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Our mosaic services

  • Specialty Mosaic Art Supplies
  • Mosaic Online Shop
  • Mosaic Classes & Workshops
  • Studio Store - by appointment
  • Bespoke Mosaic Art
  • Public & Community Art
  • Art from the heart
  • Mosaic Addicts Group

Health & Safety

  • Always wear safety glasses
  • Wear closed in shoes
  • Wear a dusk mask
  • Wear protectivie clothing

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Contact us

  • Studio OzMosaics
    Cnr 492 Cavendish Rd & Arlington Sts
    Coorparoo  4151
    Brisbane Queensland Australia 
    Parking & Studio Entry in Arlington Street
  • Studio Visits by appointment only
    Need Directions?  Please contact us
  • Tel: (+617) 3847 4873
  • Mob:   0434 984 132 

About us

 

OzMosaics provides a safe, happy environment for the making of mosaics! award-mosaic

Situatied in the hills of Coorparoo, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia our grand old Queenslander provides a mosaic haven for mosaic artists.

Students visit from around the world to learn with Sandy Robertson. 

Dave Robertson, Customer Service & Sales Manager takes pride in running the business, co-ordinating the Mosaic School and Workshops, plus shipping out mosaic orders on a daily basis! 

There is never a dull moment at OzMosaics - we hope to meet you or make friends on Facebook.

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