Mosaic Gallery One

I was struck by the way Byzantine artists conceived mosaics as a form of painting with light - each tessara can become a mirror reflecting light - especially the gold mosaic background from the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul which scatter the light and create a sumptuous, glittering surface encompassing the space in a heavenly glow...Well, I hope mine have more earthly qualities, but nevertheless, making mosaics is a wonderful creative medium where coloured shards of shapes can feel like 'painting' but with tiles...

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