Christmas-Color-Palette
14 Dec 2015

Mosaic Wall Art: Christmas Color Palette

This season’s color palette is an homage to the hues of Holidays, an inspiration from the bright poinsettia, sifting the last rays of the year!

Inspired to add a festive holiday cheer to your home, aren’t you?

Curious about the latest trends of colors? In this article I’ll help you discover this season’s Christmas-inspired hues, and how to make your season sparkle! You will also discover how these colors will invite a warm scenery to your snowy environment!

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mosaic-artportrait
02 Dec 2015

Mirror Mirror: 10 Most Attractive Portrait Expressions

Mirror Mirror: 10 Most Attractive Portrait Expressions From Vedova’s La Treccia Bionda to Sharps’s multicoloured Lady with scarf, blessed Lady with the blue veil and Myers’s fading thoughts … here are the mosaic portrait expressions you’ll never forget! • La Treccia Bionda La Treccia Bionda ( Blonde Braid ) is one

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Pietra Dura Mosaic Mural
10 Jul 2015

A closer look at some of Pietra dura’s most iconic designs

Pietra Dura is a mosaic art practice that developed by Ancient Romans, Opus Sec-tile technique. The Pietra Dura technique became popular amongst mosaic designers, since it flourished in Florence in the late 16th and 17th centuries. The technique involved a style of vastly illusionistic illustrations, using cut-to-shape colorful tiles of hard stone. The term Pietra Dura signifies the vital hardness and resilience of the material used for this work. The most common stones used in Pietra Dura Mosaics are the stones with high mohs scale of mineral hardness.
Quartz, chalcedony, agate, jasper, granite, porphyry, and petrified woods are frequently used in Pietra Dura mosaics. These stones vary and endow with an almost boundless range of colors.

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