Mosaic as celebration in Vancouver, Canada.
http://www.mosaicpatternsonline.com/followon.php?page=patterns&sort=free is a good place to head. If you are going to sell your works you'll need to adapt the pattern accordingly but if its purely for your own use, go for it. There's some really nice stuff there.
This tutorial actually mentions the use of tools like jigsaws and names of substrates. Practical stuff.
And then there is fixing the table top down.
Or at least she did prior to her death in 2002.
One look at this and it screams Niki. Sure enough I managed to find that this "Buddah" was in Japan in 2003. It was created in 1999.
The Japanese love Niki's work and there is a Niki Museum in Nasu.
"Whenever I think about human beings, I am convinced that We have everything within. Conscience, creativity, stupidity, devil and god"