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Workshops * Mosaic Studio * Mosaic Online Store * Commissions *

The video takes you on a tour of OzMosaics, mosaic online + studio store.
Best prices, amazing service!
HUGE RANGE of mosaic glass tiles, tools & supplies.
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Over 200 shades of glass smalti!
Quality Laticrete Australia Products!
Best prices & service in Oz for 20 years!
tiles | tools | mesh | sealers | mirror | grout | thinset
hammer & hardies /smalti glass + more...

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

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Commission:  Regis Aged Care - Wynnum - 2019
Wall Mural installed in the beautiful garden at Regis.
3D & Mixed Media.  (c) Sandy Robertson OzMosaics
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BESPOKE MOSAIC ARTWORKS, CLIENT COMMISSIONS:
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.
Mosaic Mastery!
Mosaic Innovation & Inspiration

the Wizard of MOS!
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07 3847 4873 
or 0434 984 132
Studio visits by appointment only
TEAM OZMOSAICS 
Dave & Sandy Robertson
A creative gift!   
Surprise someone special with a personalised OzMosaics Gift Certificate.   
Contact OzMosaics + organise!

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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!
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!     

Sandy is the MAANZ QLD Rep:
www.maanz.org

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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. 
Teaching and fabricating amazing mosaic murals is Sandy's passion.


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!

2019 Commission - Loreto College - Brisbane.  Mosaic Mirror Gifted by Seniors.

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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

MAANZ New Mosaic Horizons Prize 2019


MAANZ 2019 NATIONAL MOSAIC EXHIBITION 
Held at Octagon ArtSpace, The Woodworks Gallery Bungendore NSW.
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...and the winner of the New Horizons Mosaic Award is
Sandy Robertson - Studio OzMosaics!
Thank you to MAANZ for the opportunity to exhibit and to the judges for this inaugral award.  I am thrilled and honoured to receive an award for mosaic innovation from such an impressive line-up of mosaic entries in the
Exhibition.

I was inspired to create this mosaic after a holiday trip to China in 2019.
The Terracotta Army in Xi'an, aka Terracotta Warriors and Horses, is a super large collection of life-size terra cotta sculptures in battle formations, reproducing the mega imperial guard troops of Emperor Qin Shi Huang (259 - 210BC), the first emperor of the first unified dynasty of Imperial China.  I was fascinated to watch the scientists working in the earthy pits reconnecting and examining the terrac cotta warriors.  Dave and I hope to return to Xi'an to spend more time explorating and visiting the Museum.  We loved visiting the Great Wall of China and many other places in China and Japan.  I hope to create series of mosaics based on the trip and experiment further with Laticrete Australia products, which allow me to push the limits of modern mosaics.

Artist:  Sandra Robertson - Studio OzMosaics
Title:  "Unearthed"  $590 - 
SOLD AT EXHIBITION
MAANZ Prize: $1000 Award

Materials:cement sheet substrate, terracotta, oxide tinted thinset-  handformed slabs and motifs, ceramic tile, Dynasty smalti, gold smalti, terracotta pot slabs. Laticrete products:  
#335, #4237 system, Hydroban, #4217, #3701 and special stirred oxide techniques.

Artist Statement:  Discovered by a farmer in 1974, the brightly coloured, glazed Xi’an Chinese terracotta army warriors transformed to grey, within moments of unearthing.  Stunned archaeologists were left with tiny colour chips, to investigate and replicate the former glorious colours.In my mosaic, hand-formed, variegated, thinset tesserae, with stirred oxides, represents the terracotta exposure to light and air, after 2000 years underground.  

sandra robertson mosaic latricrete warriorSpecial tesserae surface effects, an antique, golden teapot rim, glazed ceramic terracotta tile and smalti, depict crumbling, colour transformation and artistic armoury patterns. 

View left-middle, shows armour & sleeve.

View right-middle, shows Qin Dynasty Emperor/Warrior's face/profile/helmet, using terracotta fragments.
 
 















MAANZ 30:30 MOSAIC EXHIBITION  - 2019
"Transformations"
The transformative nature of mosaics" held at the Australian National Botanical Gardens Gallery Canberra
28Aug -  29th Sept 2019

ROBERTSON SANDRA FloralShapeshifter 2019Artist: Sandra Robertson
Title:  Floral shapeshifters  Size:  30:30   
Height: max 7mm  Weight: 3.1kg
Substrate – 4.5mm cement sheeting
Price:  $355.00

Materials:  Dynasty smalti, slate, handmade variegated, thinset chunks, garden tool, pebbles, nails, gold glitter, china, terracotta, banksia, pine cone, nail polish, drink glass, wine bottle, millefiori, wire, beach glass.

Artist Statement:
My mosaic represents transformative, mood shapeshifting, whilst finding your true colours and direction.

Have you ever felt broken physically or emotionally; in desperate need of tender, loving care to repair?  

Do you hide your true feelings and soldier-on,  with a concrete-encased, heavy heart?
Secret, dismal grey pain flows, poisoning your core.  Dig deep, accept help, find courage. 
Break through the barriers, trust and don’t fear a little transparency. 
Reciprocate kindness and love - trust in the transformation.  Plant positivity seeds, fertilized with imagination. 
The seasons will bring regrowth, strength, branching out, purpose and direction – your aura will radiate gold!

If you would like to learn how to create mosaics enrol in a mosaic workshop at Studio OzMosaics, Brisbane Queensland Australia, to learn mosaic techniques to create the mosaics of your dreams!  Studio OzMosaics also stocks everything you need to make beautiful mosaics in our Brisbane Coorparoo Studio Store (by appointment only please 07 38474873) or buy your mosaic supplies online at http:www.ozmosaics.com.au/store - OzMosaics Mosaic Web Store.  The best prices and professional mosaic supplier in Australia for 20 years.

When The MOS (Mosaic online school) is online, you will be able to learn everything you need to know to make mosaics online. 

For more information on MAANZ (The Mosaic Association of Australia & New Zealand) please visit http://www.maanz.org
Photos of MAANZ Exhibitions and Symposiums and mosaic info are found on the MAANZ website.

I encourage you to join MAANZ to participate in mosaic events and receive mosaic newsletters keeping you up to date with mosaics in Australia.

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NEWS!

SPECIAL NOTICE!
Please email Dave to be on the waiting list for mosaic classes.
Thank you to all our students, customers and clients for your support during COVID and Sandy's foot injury.

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

Australia Post and our couriers are working hard, with special health and handling strategies set in place, on all incoming and despatched goods and parcels.
OZMOSAICS STUDIO STORE at Coorparoo, is open by APPOINTMENT ONLY!
07 3847 4873

Dave is staggering customer shopping times to keep contact to a minimum for our customers.
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!

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.

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.  Dave and I are grateful for all our customers and students for your continued support of the OzMosaics Studio Shop and Online Store.     


Weekend Workshops!

Workshop A -beginner
Workshop B - advanced

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

Please phone Dave Robertson
07 38474873 for workshop info or tourchase a gift certificate.

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CERAMIC TILES!

Check them out in our Mosaic Web Store!
www.ozmosaics.com.au/shop

MOSAIC WEB MALL

NEED MOSAIC SUPPLIES?

Best prices, huge range
amazing service go directly to:

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

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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
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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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