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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!
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.

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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!

The Mosaic Professionals

Sandy's Mosaic blog

Mosaic glass artworks from Sandy's glass Paragon Kiln

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OzMosaics, always bringing something fresh, innovative and exciting to the mosaic world!
glass-mosaic-tesserae-kiln-paragon-leafI love my Paragon Kiln and this beauty emerged straight from the oven tonight!

Share precious moments and memories with a piece of mOzMELTS hand cut and constructed by Sandy Robertson.  Recently, Sandy surprised a close friend with stunning glass leaves, made from champagne bottles of special girlfriend moments over the last 30 years.  The leaves reside in a very special treasure case - a unique and unusual gift for someone very special.  Sandy combines her imagination with mosaic skills and flair to bring exciting tesserae and glass mosaics to her students, customers and clients. 

Imagine this gorgeous fern frond mounted on a timber frame, a rock or glass base as a gift or trophy.  Souvenirs our specialty! 

Sandy Says:

.... I love my Greenery collection of fine art glass tesserae, which I will use in future mosaics.

It's always very exciting to see what pops out of my kiln, I am testing lots of firing schedules and combinations of glass.  It's my other passion besides mosaics!  It's just a glass sideline at the moment but I hope to sell these beauties and for now they are so lovely to look at.  Everyone who has held them loves them.

If you have a wine bottle or glass bottle from a special occasion, contact OzMosaics to have it transformed into a precious keepsake to display or put in a mosaic.  Surprise someone you love with a special mosaic glass memento!  Keep bottles from your wedding, anniversary, christening party, 21st, 18th, birthdays any celebration.  Send Sandy a special photo, the wine or special moments bottle/bottles and see what she can give you with one of these gorgeous beauties (each one an original) gracefully set on a photo frame or support board.

Endless possibilities, I will share some lovely tips and tricks and more in the online school, coming soon.

(c) Studio OzMosaics - all rights reserved.  Mosaic art and craft by mosaic artist, Sandy Robertson.

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Christmas Island - A natural wonder

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Dave and I had a wonderful time at Christmas Island - two weeks and a perfect mix of mosaic making with the CIAA Society and exploring this Natural Wonder.  I am busy sorting through thousands of photos and videos, editing and preparing info to share with you.

Christmas Island - Diverse People, A remarkable Oceanic Island, A Tantalising Ocean, So Many Things to Do.  If you want Tourist info please contact the Christmas Island Tourism Association regarding Car Hire, 4WD Island Tours, Fishing Charters, Bicycle Hire, Accommodation, Sightseeing Charters, SCUBA Diving, Snorkelling and perhaps include a trip to Cocos (Keeling) Islands.

The mosaic workshops were wonderful, so many community members attended the hands on mosaic workshops - the upcoming blog will show our trip from Perth to Christmas Island and back, featuring Christmas Island sights, our exploration of the island and of course, the making of the huge mosaic murals on fibreglass mosaic mesh.

Thanks to all our customers who are keeping Dave very busy processing many orders from the online mosaic shop.  The studio store has been very busy with customers too.  I am looking forward to my first mosaic class this Saturday, since we arrived home a week ago. The workshops leading up to Christmas as almost full, so book soon for pre-Christmas 2012 classes.

2013 will see new workshops coming to OzMosaics Studio and progress is being made on the upcoming online school. Very exciting.  It's been such a busy 2012 - presenting many mosaic and personal challenges for myself and many of my friends and students around the world.  We both wish everyone strength and courage in the face of what Mother Nature throws at us all, working together in communities rebuilds more than structures, it also connects people and hopefully, brings out the best in us all.

Anyway, look out for my Christmas Island Blog update.  I miss my new friends at Christmas Island very much and the mosaics of course!  Hopefully, it won't be long till we are back and helping to install all the stunning mosaics on the huge concrete YingYang seat design and surrounding floor.  The community will keep working on the murals and I will make some more pieces to take back to CI over the next year.   If you ever want to see a special place, a little off the usual beaten tourist track, visit Christmas Island.  You will love it and the water temperature is average 27 degrees Celcius year round, the pristine coral reefs, vertical wall dives and cave diving the cliff edges add an extra dimension to the underwater world. Topped off by near perfect visibility, often in excess of 40 metres, the adventure awaits.

I loved the diversity of the beaches and the Christmas Island community are so friendly.  The waterfalls are amazing, with hundreds of crabs at what I called "CLUB Crab" - you have to go and see it for yourself.  If you love birds, be prepared to be busy - they soar over the cliff tops, flit through the rainforests and are truly beautiful.  You can explore the heritage trail and even play golf, with extra special rules applying if a crab blocks the holes! 

OzMosaics Christmas Island Experience and Mosaic Marathon story coming soon to this blog.
Have a happy day!

 

Mosaic Bird - Crockatoo! (c)

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mosaic bird-cockatooMosaic Crockatoo (aka Cockatoo).

Mosaic by Sandy Robertson using white china plates, yellow china, golden edges - on pre-hung cement sheeting.

 

Adhesive?  Laticrete Rapid Thinset, of Course!

 Idea: Pay $1 to sign the wings for fundraiser.  I will report back.

Otherwise, if "Josephina" does not join the other mosaics installed at The Wesley Hospital, Brisbane, I will bring her home to hang in my garden.  It was fun to make Josephine with my friend Maureen today.    Lots of work, but we work well together. Thanks Maureen (aka Popette!).

Keep you old plates, doesn't matter when making cockatoos re plate colour, as we use the back for the feathers etc.  Love the rims.

Cheers Sandy Robertson, Mosaic artist.

See more pics and general chit chat regarding this mosaic - please visit Facebook -Sandy Robertson Mosaics.

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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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  • 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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