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Nici Charlton
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Inspiration.
As I am looking at the design aspects of mosaicing (particularly micro mosaicing) I have been thinking a lot about where I get the inspiration for my designs. I would say an over whelming amount has been nature to be honest, well nature and gaming but mostl...

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Oh Bugle It!
Hello all my friends and welcome to the latest instalment of the mosaicing saga. I am finally in a position to pick up what I am doing on here and I come to you with some awesome developments. The first, sadly is a bit of a pain in the bottom to be frank. I...

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Just keeping you updated, there is a new name to the review site as well :D xxx

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More fun things to read all about it!

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The Head of Dionysus from Corinth
Hello all and welcome to this blog post! Today I will be looking at this mosaic of the head of Dionysus, from ancient Corinth. I picked it because I liked the pattern around the head, so I decided to do some research into it. Unfortunately, there are many p...

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The Madaba Map
Hello and welcome to this blog post! Today I will be looking at the Madaba Map, an intricate and interesting mosaic found during the construction of a Greek Orthodox in 1884, following the destruction of the city of Madaba by earthquake in 746 AD. It origin...

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The Basilica of San Vitale - Byzantine Mosaics
Hello! Today, I will not be covering just one mosaic, but a series of them in one of the most beautifully mosaiced places in the world - the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy. As a basilica it is a deeply Christian building and that is reflected in t...

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The Earliest Mosaic - Ninhursag Temple
Hello all! Today I thought I would take us back into the deepest depths of time to discover the first mosaic made out of recognizable tesserae, as opposed to pebbles. Now I know this means this isn't the earliest mosaic, but it did make a catchier title! A ...
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