13 Apr 2016
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the things you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor and catch the Trade Winds in your sails.” Mark Twain Everyone needs an epic escape from the monotony of his everyday life! In my opinion, this fact became a serious misdiagnosis nowadays because for some people travel doesn’t come cheap! It takes a lot of sacrifice on your part, such as heading to the office on Saturdays, and other horrific examples. Nonetheless, the journey is definitely worth it! However one must learn to enjoy the ride of life in the meantime: Many artworks were designed to inspire your wanderlust and instantly bring the travel bug in you to life! Thus, here I am once again, feeling inspired to embark one more time on a journey of wonders, a journey through mosaic art. This craft, which never fails to inspire us! These mosaics will allow you to dream of faraway places as illustrated through natural stones quarried from sites around the world. Through these artworks, you can get a chance to enjoy breathtaking sceneries and thriving flora and fauna patterns, before you become finally set free to wander. Here are 5 amazing mosaic designs to help you get your wanderlust on:
06 Apr 2016
Every year, winter seems to last longer, right? Spring is finally in the air and I couldn’t be more eager for its arrival! Not only the season’s freshest ingredients are suddenly available to enjoy again, but also wildflowers have started to bloom, covering the whole forest floor with colorful spots. I really look forward to this time of the year, when nature comes back to life and the weather starts warming up. It’s certainly a wonderful time of the year to go outside and tend to explore all the changes that are taking place and watch everything come to life after the wintry winds. So today I invite you to take off your huge jumpers and thick socks, to walk with me along the woods in search of limestone, marble and other natural stones! Who knows? We can possibly use them to create a a mosaic stepping stone, taking us from wither to spring!
20 Mar 2016
As we are celebrating the International Earth and the spring equinox, let’s take a peek at the wholly magical places that are actually here, on the planet Earth, and specifically in Asia. From the city of ghosts arriving to the sacred land, Asia is pretty wicked with its wonders.Here are 5 the most beautiful mosaics of 5 unearthly-looking cities in Asia, that will make your eyes pop and jaws drop.
03 Mar 2016
Bath in Quietude: Traditional and Modern Merge in Your Bathroom Ever feel as though something’s not quite right about your bathroom? You think it’s hard to perceive your cosmetics, or your bathtub feels dull and unattractive.Have you recently moved in and stumbled upon a mess? Having a hard time, settling with the fact for many year? Whether you’re looking to add a classical flair to your walls or single out a contemporary rug for your floor, here are 5 ways to make your bathroom soothingly serene, bathing experience!
24 Feb 2016
Robert Henri once said that the object isn’t to make art, it’s to be in that wonderful state which makes art inevitable. By perusing this I felt the need to embark one more time on a journey of wonders, a journey through mosaic art. This craft, which never fails to inspire us, where it also offers us an opportunity to dive through the creative process of tiles. This three-dimensional medium has been around for centuries. In fact, the oldest known mosaics come from the 8th century BC, and they were made of pebbles. Historians estimate that the oldest depictions were implemented by Greek designers in the late 11th century. Conversely the common designs were works of locals in the 12th–13th centuries. Normally, mosaics from different epochs and regions have recognizable distinctiveness, and these designs are often conceptually created. Numerous mosaics for instance, have been created to pay tribute or memorialize a certain epoch, god, or place. Some mosaics, on the other hand, may simply be created as a form of the artist’s creative expression. This article will help you explore 5 of the most avant-garde mosaic ideas that look like the happiest place of five different cities in Europe:
17 Feb 2016
Nermine El-Masry, a mosaicist making the world think differently not only about mosaic art, but also about life inside the womb. She was born in 1974 in Cairo, Egypt where she still lives and works. This mosaicist and assistant lecturer manifest the epitome of beauty in all its miscellaneous textures. She finds her insight in earthly wonders, female figures, and most recently internal organs. Illustrating with tiles dissimilar layers and patterns, depicting a secrecy of resources inside the womb. The artist attempts to bring together realistic forms and the abstract style in her compositions. Where the question remains: Are these mosaics a visual manifestation of living layers inside the womb?