This is not truly a mosaic, but it looks like one! It's a great way to use textured and patterned CLEAR art glass, as well as other scraps and tesserae. The foundation is actually a collage. Then, clear art glass is shaped and glued to enhance the image. Finally, the piece is grouted in one or more colors.
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Watch the cloudy white glue (Weldbond). This took almost 10 days to dry clear. SO, it can be used but clear glue allows you to work faster.
Make sure you really look at the final image here and work backwards. This comment is for all you OCD folks - you do not need to worry about spaces covered with grout lines and colors do not need to be lined up perfectly with the art glass.
I create mosaics by using reclaimed, recycled, and re-purposed materials.