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Mosaics and Stained Glass: I need suggestions.

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new2this2
Sapulpa, OK

July 6, 2012
7:13 PM

Post #9195923

This is my first attempt at any type of mosaic work. It is made of stained glass chips and aquarium gravel. This is the back side as it lays on my light table. When it is flipped and ready to grout, the fish will be more orange than red. I can't decide what color to grout. I am thinking pearl grey because it is neutral but I just don't know. I would really appreciate any suggestions.

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drtdgr
Tacoma, WA

July 7, 2012
5:21 PM

Post #9197079

Try this link: http://www.thejoyofshards.co.uk/projects/pr2mirr.shtml

I think pearl grey will be too light. A darker color will really make the fish pop. Susan
drtdgr
Tacoma, WA

July 7, 2012
6:54 PM

Post #9197181

Oh, I think it's very cute too. Please post the results after the grouting! Susan
Serendipia
Hillside, NJ

July 11, 2012
5:11 AM

Post #9201302

Cover all the surface with masking tape but the fish, then grout the fish with a dark color; when the grout dries, cover the fish only and grout the rest with the pearl grey grout - the fish will pop out and you'll have a beautiful piece of artwork.

Best to you,

Norman.

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