Tutorial - How to use Starlike Crystal EVO Translucent Grout with Tami Macala
Learn how to create the effect of multi-colored grout with one product
In this informative tutorial, Tami Macala, founder of Mosaic Arts Online, shares the benefits of the translucent grout Starlike Crystal Evo. Through a demonstration and the sharing of other artists' work, Tami teaches how this grout can transform the way you grout a mosaic with tesserae that has a colored body. When applied in the grout joints, (interstices) this special translucent grout will absorb and reflect the color of the tessera body.
Whether you use stained glass, Mexican Smalti, or other colored body tesserae, this product can transform the way you create mosaics with multiple grout colors. Many people ask how to grout with multiple colors. Now by using just this product you will have all the benefits of multiple color grouts without all the mixing and matching of your grout pigments.
Included in this course is a PDF with a link for a suggested vendor to purchase this product. We have also included the data sheet from Litokol for the Starlike Crystal EVO grout.
Tami has been a mosaic artist for over 20 years. Tami has created high end custom large scale commissions since 2000 and has her work installed all over the world.
Tami began teaching mosaic art in 2009, when she founded Santa Barbara School of Mosaic Art. Tami loves to share her years of experience and mosaic knowledge with enthusiastic and creative students.
In 2016 Tami launched Mosaic Arts Online, allowing mosaic art enthusiasts from all over the world to learn how to create mosaic art. She loves that more people now can learn from her without having to leave the comfort of their studio. In each course Tami teaches, she wants her students to feel they have more confidence when creating their own style of mosaic art.
Most importantly just have fun~
StartIntro to Starlike Crystal Evo Grout (2:55)
StartSharing student works with Starlike Crystal Evo grout (3:01)
StartMaterials overview. PDF for download to purchase and Litokol Data Sheet (1:19)
StartHow to measure the right amounts of parts and A and B (1:38)
StartHow to mix Part A and B (2:12)
StartApplying the Starlike Crystal Evo Grout (2:30)
StartCleaning the grout off the mosaic (1:56)
StartFinal cleaning and wrap up (4:10)