Sometimes, I think that each tile is a small sculpture and, like a sculptor, the mosaicist must know well the material he uses. The cut of the tile is fundamental in the artistic mosaic: it must be clean and precise, so the card has the desired shape and to occupies the space as I want.… Continue reading Mosaic tiles are the knowledge of the matter
You are on the beach by the sea. You look at the waves and it is a continuous splash, then you look up towards the horizon and everything appears calm and flat. Here: I am inspired by this when I create my mosaic backgrounds. In the artistic mosaic, andamento is used to determine the lines… Continue reading Andamento is the mosaic breath
Tiles, andamento and spacing. When I tell people that I create mosaics, it often happens that they compare them with puzzle. Actually, we all know the puzzle and it is quite spontaneous to define the mosaic art (that is less known) as a joint of colourful tiles. It’s not exactly the same thing! And it… Continue reading What is the mosaic art?