‘Escape of the Kokopelli’ Mosaic

Mosaic Workshop by Carrie & Karen Last weekend I went to a one-day workshop led by the contemporary craft artists Carrie Reichardt and Karen Wydler. I saw some of Carrie’s work before and I have been at one of her exhibitions recently so I was looking forward to learning some tricks of the …

Black & white Roman style figural mosaic in a day!

Black & white style This is a result of the 4th & 5th day of the Mosaic Masterclass I took at the King’s College in London this August. We were tasks with recreating our version of the black and white figural mosaics which was very popular throughout the Roman period in Italy. For the basis …

‘Wild Geckos’ Mosaic

This is one of the first mosaics I have ever created. The ‘Wild Geckos’ mosaic is based roughly on Wild Geckos blog logo and the ubiquitous yin–yang symbol that holds its roots in Taoism. The yin, the dark swirl, is associated with shadows, femininity, and the trough of a wave; the yang, the light …