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Mosaic Mastery!
the Wizard of MOS!
mos logo emporium smllOzMosaics STUDIO + STUDIO SHOP
07 3847 4873 
Studio visits by appointment only

TEAM OZMOSAICS Dave & Sandy Robertson


Something special for Mother's Day!

Surprise Mum or the special ladies in your life with a pesonalised OzMosaics Gift Certificate.  Contact OzMosaics + organise!

Imagine mum's delight attending a workshop or buying 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!
Quality Laticrete Australia Products!
| 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.

Keep up with Sandy!
LIKE OZMOSAICS on Facebook!
FRIEND SANDY on Facebook!     

Join our mailing list at MOS
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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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!

The Mosaic Professionals

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Holy Spirit Home - Carseldine mosaic murals

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Commission:  6 Mosaic Panels for Carseldine - Holy Spirit Home - Church mosaic murals
"Show your True Colors"
History and mosaic fabrication of murals to come soon.

Here are a few photos:Bl Josepha-Holy_Spirit_Home_Carseldine_church_mosaic
Mosaic Mural 1:
Blessed Josepha Stenmanns
Co-Foundress, Holy Spirit Missionary Sisters
Beatified by the Catholic Church on 29 June 2008.
The ceremony took place in Steyl, Holland, inthe Parish in which the Congregation was founded in 1889.
"Weaver of Silk"
"Weaver of Souls"


















bl maria-helena_holy_spirit_home_carseldine_mosaic_ozmosaicsBlessed Helena Stollenwerk S.Sp.S
Beatified in Rome May 7th 1995
Co-Foundress of the Missionary Sisters,
Servants of the Holy Spirit
"A dream of China"

Words of Blessed Josepha:
"Our task is to open all hearts to the love of God."

"Live from hour to hour and day to day and leave the future to the Lord."














st joseph_holy_spirit_home_carseldine_ozmosaics_mosaicSaint Joseph Freinademetz
April 15, 1852 - January 28, 1908
Missionary in China





















st arnold_holy_spirit_home_carseldine_ozmosaics_mosaicSaint Arnold Janssen
1837-1909

Saint Arnold Janssen, S.V.D., (November 5, 1837 – January 15, 1909) was a Roman Catholic priest and missionary, and is venerated as a saint. He is best known for founding the Society of the Divine Word, a Roman Catholic missionary religious congregation, also known as the Divine Word Missionaries, as well as two congregations for women.



















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Mosaic Panel featuring the Logo.




















flames-mosaic window_holy_spirit_hospitalContemporary Mosaic Church Mural inspired by original stained glass window - photograph provided by client.
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Detail of lower section of St Arnold mosaic mural panel installed at Holy Spirit Home, Carseldine, Church - April 2012, by Sandy & Dave Robertson, Studio OzMosaics.









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The making of the mosaic murals and story will be uploaded to OzMosaics website in due course.  It was a wonderful experience to be involved in these mosaic artworks, installed in time for the 50 year celebrations in June.









dave-4-nuns-ozmosaicsInstallation day, Tuesday 17th April 2012.













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Thank you to Sr Bernadette for your advice, understanding and friendship during the mural design, fabrication and installation.







Materials used in the mosaic murals:
Dynasty Smalti (traditional and antique smalti - beautiful shades!), mirror, china, Mosaic glass tiles, cermaic tile, Smalti bricks and blocks tesserae, smalti glass sheets, fused smalti, Laticrete (Professional cement products and more - best mosaic products!): grout, epoxy paste, thinset, waterproof membranes, Mac glue, mosaic mesh, cement sheeting, sealers, slate sealers, slate. Tools:  Leponitt mosaic wheeled cutter, scorer/snapper tool.  All products available from OzMosaics Studio Specialty supplies.  contact Dave Robertson, Studio/Store Manager for enquiries or shop in our online store.   The murals show the diversity of mixing mosaic tesserae and the fantastic performance of Laticrete products in OzMosaics Art Works. 

These mosaic contemporary mosaics bring a merging of traditional techniques and materials with modern mosaic style, techniques and materials.  A happy mosaic melding.

Installation: Team OzMosaics.
No holes were drilled into the artworks.  We aim to please!

Biloela Community Mosaic Workshop

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mosaic-advanced-workshopBack from Biloela!
Last weekend Dave and Sandy travelled to Biloela. We left Brisbane early on the Friday morning and thoroughly enjoyed the drive out to rural Queensland.  Beautiful and green, the blue hills, graceful gums and friendly Pastry Shops (!!) offered lots of photo opportunities.

We arrived safe and sound late afternoon and Gail and Roger welcomed us to their lovely home in Biloela.  There is nothing quite like Queensland Country hospitality - a cozy room with delightful quilt, a delicious dinner and great conversation.

We unpacked the Prado and set up at the Show Grounds.  So much space and a mosaic teacher's dream, enough tables to hold all the "stuff" needed to do a 3-D mosaic "Floriade" workshop, Sandy style. Thanks so much Biloela!

1-opportunity-shopWe welcomed the students on the Saturday morning and worked non-stop all day Saturday and Sunday.  The students were all mosaic beginners, but you would never know it, by their works of art that emerged from boxes of china, vitreous mosaic tile, mirror, smalti, thinset and more! So proud of all the students. Well done!

We enjoyed a Thai dinner at the local with Amanda, and discussed an upcoming mosaic project for Theodore. A lovely evening all round.

We drove home on the Monday and had another very enjoyable road trip.  Wish we could have stayed longer and attended the Biloela show coming up soon.

This week Shelly, Lauren (my 2 daugher-in-law to be!) DILTB... helped made 110 wedding mosaic coasters and they look gorgeous.  Exciting with Shelly and Mark's wedding in two weeks time.

Back to back workshops here Saturday and Sunday, so off now to completed the set up for workshop A, beginner and Workshop B Advanced.  Looking forward to greeting our student from New South Wales who will stay with us until Monday!

Happy mosaic making!
Hope to see you at the Mosaic Addict Tuesday get together at OzMosaics Studio on Tuesday, 1st May 2012.  If you have completed the beginner workshop at OzMosaics or with Sandy Robertson, you are invited to attend. See more info on home page or phone Dave Robertson 38474873 or email OzMosaics. Thanks!
Cheers Sandy Robertson, mosaic artist, Brisbane.
PS thanks to all our wonderful customers and clients who constantly order from our online and studio store, we really appreciate and value your orders and friendship.

The Wesley Hospital Mosaic

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mosaic-wall-muralQuick update!
-Working hard to complete the community art mural for the Palliative Care Garden at the Wesley Hospital, rooftop courtyard.
Will deliver the mural on Wednesday and looking forward to the High Tea on Thurdsday!
-Workshop here - 3D tomorrow!
-Mosaic Addicts Tuesday and Sunday - dates to be advised very soon.
-Mosaic Voucher sent out to all customers who have set up a shop account in the online store. $20 for orders over $100 - valid until 1 June 2012.  Look out for our next special offer to our online customers!
butterfly-mosaic-baseTry our Light Weight Board!
Easy to cut and perfect for mosaic substrate!
Available in our online store at shop at our studio by appointment!

Thanks to all our customers!  You have been keeping Dave very busy sending out orders!  Hope all your mosaic dreams and projects come true!

We are very busy and will update soon with new workshops and exciting mosaic MAD days at the studio.

NEWS!

Book Now! Mosaic Classes 2019

OzMosaics Studio + Mosaic Store
will be closed
Monday 13th May to Monday 3rd June.

Reopening Tuesday 4th June 2019.
Please place orders by Friday close, 10th July 2019.

3 places left in July
Weekend Workshop

Smalti + Undulating Surfaces - July!
Book now! It will be awesome!

Workshop A -beginner
Workshop B - advanced
Visit the workshop page for class dates + info.

Contact us to organise a personalised Gift Card for someone creative!

Phone Dave 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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NEWS! MOSAIC ART 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.

Hammer and Hardie

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.

Proudly Australian!

ozmosaics-australian-owned-proudly-australianOzMosaics has a comfy Room on the Deck for visitors to OzMosaics, B & B - accommodation for visiting artists, friends and students (check for availability).

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.

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

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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
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  • 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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