Tag: tile removal

  • Removing Glass Tile To Change A Mosaic

    Mosaic Art In Progress

    This method for altering a mosaic can be used before grouting, or grout can first be removed by scraping it out with a grout removal tool or screwdriver. Why Remove Tiles? Even experienced artists modify their designs as they work on them, and beginners can’t help but use a trial and error approach. After all. it’s hard […]

  • Choosing Mosaic Colors Based On Contrast

    Mosaic Color Study Version 2

    Recently artist Jill Miller emailed me wanting some advice about choosing colors for a mosaic table top she was making, and the design she was a chickadee bird with holly leaves and berries. From her photos and a description of the colors she wanted to use for the border of the round table top, it was […]

  • How To Cut Marble Small

    Recently a customer emailed me asking how to cut a piece of marble mosaic tile into very small pieces. He reported that he could easily cut the marble tile into thirds by making straight cuts, but when he attempted smaller pieces or diagonal cuts, the marble would crumble or breakĀ into jagged pieces The customer verified […]