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Mosaic Mastery!
the Wizard of MOS!
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07 3847 4873 
Studio visits by appointment only

TEAM OZMOSAICS Dave & Sandy Robertson


A creative gift!

Surprise someone special with a pesonalised OzMosaics Gift Certificate.  Contact OzMosaics + organise!

Looking for a new hobby?  Wish to add artwork to your home, garden or business?  Feeling creative?!
Gift a mosaic art class or give a gift of mosaic tools, tiles + supplies.

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You will love Sandy's workshops!
Fun + inspiration + professional tuition!
Sandy will be running a mosaic workshop in Canberra in September 2019!
Enjoy the MAANZ Symposium + Floriade + Mosaics!
visit + find out all about it: www.maanz.org

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HUGE RANGE of mosaic glass tiles!
Over 200 shades of smalti!
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| Best prices & service | 20 years!
tiles | tools | mesh | sealers | mirror | grout | thinset + more...

Everything you need to create mosaic art + craft!
Shop online  www.ozmosaics.com.au/shop

Mosaic Projects!  School & Public & Community Art!
Contact us to plan your project!
Check Sandy's portfolio - amazing projects in Australia + overseas.

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The Mosaic Online School is coming!
+ you will be amongst the first to know when the school online gates open! You will love MOS!

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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.   
Compare OzMosaics prices on smalti, millefiori, Weldbond, Leponitt tools, files, grouting accessories, Mac Glue, Laticrete products, hammer and hardies, glass tiles, mirror, sealers, mosaicstandard/sticky mesh - and more!

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OzMosaics are Australia's professional mosaic supply store.
Great value, customer service and mosaic workshops.  
Students travel from interstate and overseas to learn Sandy's mosaic tips and tricks and absorb the creative atmosphere, with a devoted mosaic teacher.

Follow this link to set up your free online OzMosaics Mosaic Store Account or log-in and enjoy the great specials at OzMosaics Web Shop!

Hope you find some creative mosaic time in 2018!

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OzMosaics Mosaic Weekend class

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  A wonderful weekend of mosaic making and a little mayhem!

Thanks to Annette for organising her friends/family to attend a weekend at Studio OzMosaics to advance their mosaic skills to include 3-D mosaics, working with thinset (cement based adhesive) and using my special mosaic tips and tricks!

It was very busy, we included a mosaic sleep-over and worked well into the evening on Saturday night - such as mosaic addicts do!

The crows added fun by stealing our lolly snakes and a few teabags!  They really want to be part of the mosaic action at Studio OzMosaics! Always fun.

Your mosaic projects look fantastic and I loved your joy at reshaping found objects, crockery new and old.

Hope you enjoyed it all as much as I did and you inspired me with your mosaic eagerness to explore and learn and new mosaic tips are forthcoming!  Stimulation and conversation is wonderful for us all.

Hope you have a safe flight home to Darwin and hope to see you soon.

I am busy working today on my mosaic commission for the University of Queensland, Engineering Dept and after a weekend of floral fun, I am being challenged with salt-water intrusion, sewerage plants, CS glass works, water cycle, Oceania, osmosis, wetland creatures, tourism and water and much more!  It's always interesting to work on mosaic challenges for my clients and teaching the art of mosaics to my students.
This Mayday in Brisbane weather is simply stunning.
Hope to see you soon, enjoy your mosaics!
Cheers Sandy Robertson - Mosaic Artist & Instructor Brisbane Queensland Australia

 

Mum and the mosaic garden

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This is a photo of mosaic birbath I made (actually I made 3 of them) last week. I surprised mum by giving her this one for her mosaic garden, which is already overflowing with beautiful mosaic pedestals, birdbaths, garden edges, mobiles, pots and wall art!  Her specialty is sunflowers. Incredible mosaic sunflowers, but I thought this birdbath would look pretty nestled in her courtyard garden and might be fun with seeds etc in the glass dish to attract even more birds!

Mum attended the workshop at OzMosaics Studio yesterday and the students in the advanced mixed media and 3-D (Shove the Shard!) class enjoyed including some of her marvellous mosaic butterflies and flowers in their own artworks.

I had great pleasure in giving mosaicking mum a huge birdbath platter for her magical mosaic garden.
Mum has mosaicked with me for over 12 years and does such lovely work.  She is so supportive, encouraging and great to be around.  I love the way she loves to help me, she is a very giving person and will cut and shape and nibble the china and tiles - her pleasure is making mosaic elements for me and I am forever grateful to share this mosaic journey together.

I came up with the mosaic idea to pipe scrolls and decorative effects (including wording and more!) and highlighting with paints, nailpolishes and other special effects. I don't cook much these days, but I am greatly inspired by TV cooking shows, especially My Kitchen Rules.  I admire the skill and talent of the contestants and the two girls who won 2012 MKR had my vote!

In myadvanced mosaic class students enjoy learning this creative mosaic technique, using thinset (cement base adhesive) as more than a fabulous mosaic adhesive!  I use Laticrete products and they are perfect for mosaic art, both in quality and exceptional service.

Thinset and mosaic art / craft-  It's only limited by your mosaic imagination. I adore advancing mosaic techniques with special effects and always thinking outside the mosaic square.  It's very satisfying seeing so many of my mosaic ideas and quirky inventions being used world wide -- from health and safety ideas to cutting tips, methods and many, many more contemporary mosaic more. Z

I almost turn myself inside out, experimenting and pushing the mosaic limits with tools, glues, techniques and fabulous finishes.  The traditional techniques are the mosaic grounding and then I believe everyone should fly where their mosaic takes them, it's such a journey!   

I have always said that one day it will be very interesting for archeologists to try and piece together broken and shaped china and found objects as often in classes we share exquiste old china, and one piece may be in Brisbane and the other sections spread over 4 mosaics elsewhere!  Magical and eveyone project tells it's own story. 

Mosaic artists around the world share their mosaic passion, ideas and help each other constantly on FAcebook, mosaic forums and meetups. It's a close-knit community and really pushes the mosaics to new levels.

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mosaic-tip-4-chocolate-mosaic-suppliesA fun photo taken of Sandy by one of the mosaic students at Saturday's 3-D "working with china, thinset and mosaic delights".

I had some of the mosaic necessities of life:  Hand cream, chocolates (thanks mum!), white vinegar, a banana (for busy artists on the go!), mints and perfume!  I often snack on bananas as they are well packaged and easy to eat, especially if I am grouting. 

I peel the 'nana and then put it in freezer bag (I use the bag as a mosaic food glove) and them eat away.
I teach my students how to eat, answer the phone, go to the loo, work on the computer, whilst they are grouting.... It's an easy method and saves you taking off your mosaic grotty gloves or getting your messy hand prints on everything!  Works a charm!

mosaic-tip2-mosaic-edges-tileA very special, very important mosaic tip is about to be applied by Jo during the mosaic 3-D "Floriade" workshop.









Some of the students at OzMosaics Studio on Saturday, enjoying a mosaic break, chatting about mosaics and the possibilites....endless.








Another mosaic tip by Sandy Robertson:  How to cut the kitchen scourer to easily clean 3-D mosaics!  Don't forget the paddle pop sticks, the wooden sate skewers, water, white vinegar and love/patience.   Don't forget the special effects after you have the mosaic floral artwork spotless!  The final sealer, gloss and the special effects.  We all had a good laugh about the visit to the Chemist shop for perfect mosaic "edges".mosaic-tip-1-groutclean

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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.

NEWS!

Book Now! Mosaic Classes 2019

June 2019
We are back from our adventure to China + Japan!
Very inspired.

The new smalti + substrates class in June + July 2019 are fully booked
W
eekend Workshop

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, green!
300mm x 100mm x 6mm
Perfect for mosaics!

www.ozmosaics.com.au/shop
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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
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  • Mosaic Classes & Workshops
  • Studio Store - by appointment
  • Bespoke Mosaic Art
  • Public & Community Art
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  • Studio OzMosaics
    Cnr 492 Cavendish Rd & Arlington Sts
    Coorparoo  4151
    Brisbane Queensland Australia 
    Parking & Studio Entry in Arlington Street
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  • Tel: (+617) 3847 4873
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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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