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Re: mosaic stepping stones


From: Betty Bowen (bbowen_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Tue Feb 25 2003 - 06:58:41 PST

Karen, if you will build two longer-than-2' right angles made of boards
on their sides (for walls) you can move them to whatever size you need
and band-clamp them together. This leaves an open bottom but the
concrete is thick enough to not run out, and they are easily and quickly

Karen Chilman wrote:

> I need to have 12 stepping stones created by the 15th of March.
> Ideally they will be 2' square.Problem: I can't find a 2' mold....I
> could pour 4, 1' squares and put them together, doing the contact
> paper, mosaic and pour method orwould any of you suggest getting
> premade stones and putting the mosaics on those.Any advice on this?We
> are setting the stones in the perimeter of a 20' diameter concrete
> slab...we will also have mosaic inside the center of the slab (design
> yet to be determined)....all of this is going to be surrounding 12'
> rainbow colored posts.It is an outdoor sculpture for our new
> school. We are also having a "run for the arts" on April 1st to raise
> some money for this project. It is a 2mile walk/2.5 mile run complete
> with "uniquely, artsy trophies" , t-shirts and other door prizes.
> I'll let you know how it goes.---