Direct Method (Straight)
The direct method and the oldest, allows having a risultato vibrato (type relief UN) to be able to play beyond what the colors of the tiles, also with volumes. It begins work creating the bozzetto, and then the design size designed to straight. You insert the cardboard In support desired. Advance is spread the cement mortar or other binder desired, in areas where you want to start the mosaic, to apply the tiles in mortar final. After the work, the mosaic is washed and polished.
Indirect method (Backhand)
The use of this method allows you to be able to prepare mosaics large in the laboratory and then apply them in place intended. It always starts from a design made of cardboard, backward; this is cropped smaller parties; the tiles are glued to the cardboard with a vegetable glue easy to remove in the next step. Completed the work in all parts sue spreads a uniform layer of mortar (lime and cement) must be placed on the area where the mosaic; at this point you take the pieces of the work and inversion plunge in mortar, then wet the paper is that in this phase is over and takes off find discovering so the mosaic. With this method the possibility of we have a smooth surface, excellent for floors or tables.
Method of Network
With this technique you can apply tiles on a support be It Any wall or the United Nations at the a subject. The peculiarity of this technique and the mortar made by a resinous binder what adheres to smooth surfaces, rough or curved without the use of a supporting structure. You always start from the drawing to straight, what is covered first with one layer of plastic and then by a fiber network, this network of and spread the glue on this are applied directly tiles. The dried mosaic, detach all in pieces, wiping with a blade. After that with the same mortar are appli support desired.