Lucio Bertoia: How An Artistic Mosaic Is Made
This art tutorial shows first hand the skills which are needed to be a master in mosaics. Lucio Bertoia works from the painting ‘Testa di Cristo coronata di spine’ by artist†Guido Reni by using a reverse technique which was created by††Gian Domenico Facchina in 1850.
He uses his what looks to be a 950g mosaic hammer to chip his stone and glass down to their required sizes and then places them with the mosaic tweezers. Watch the video to appreciate and follow his technique and the final mosaic is as I’m sure you would agree, absolutely stunning.