London School of Mosaic Diploma Project 2019

Inspiration Roman and Byzantine style mosaic from 4th to 6th century showing Bird and Amphora motif, Dove and Vine, Doves and Pomegranante – symbolizing eternal life, the resurrection and rebirth. My initital designs Various ideas with a contemporary twist – sketches, painted designs and collages. Inspired by Cubist still life compositions using elements of SanContinue reading “London School of Mosaic Diploma Project 2019”

Eartha Steps Out – some new pics & video

Thanks to everyone who came to the launch event of the new Mosaic in Willesden Green . There were some really fantastic musicians who came (even jammed together) Carlton Headley (sax), Russel Lambert (drums) Shanks ( who gave me a free copy of his excellent cd Silence Interrupted, The Rubber Banned ) and of courseContinue reading “Eartha Steps Out – some new pics & video”

Classes starting from November 2015 at a new venue!

COME ALONG TO A  MOSAIC WORKSHOP held on the last weekend of each month, held in a bright and airy studio in Islington, North London. POP UP PAINTING & EVENTS  are supporting these new sessions – they welcome the opportunity for people to unleash their creativity, have fun in an enjoyable environment and be supportedContinue reading “Classes starting from November 2015 at a new venue!”

Making mosaic helps mind, body and soul whatever your age

This week I’ve been running the Mosaic Mural Projects with participants at The Pepper Pot Centre in Ladbroke Grove … After giving them confidence learning some basic techniques by making small coasters with a ‘heart’, they then got straight in to the communal project and added their own touch to the mosaic mural. Dancers, musicalContinue reading “Making mosaic helps mind, body and soul whatever your age”

‘SPELLBOUND’- an Alfred Hitchcock mosaic-inspired exclusive!

Wondered around Leytonstone Tube station yesterday, (actually, on purpose) to visit the Alfred Hitchcock film Mosaic Series. This was made by the Greenwich Mural Workshops in 2001  to mark the centenary of his birth… Memorable scenes or ‘stills’ have been picked from specific films and used as the motifs for the mosaic series.  These scenesContinue reading “‘SPELLBOUND’- an Alfred Hitchcock mosaic-inspired exclusive!”

Baby, its cold outside!

Despite the winter chill approaching, had a great day with Willesden Green Town Team‘s Elayne, Deborah et al with a sumptious smattering of Transport For London colour co-ordinated cakes for sale (made by Daniel & Mashud of TFL). A few mosaic stars, and Louis, the cat mosaic, souvenir postcards were also available!  Donations were soughtContinue reading “Baby, its cold outside!”

Louis, the cat, has landed!

Last week was the launch of Louis, the cat mosaic – it was a great day alongside the WIllesden Green Town Team sumptious cakes and fund and awareness raising event at the tube station (Willesden Green). Lots of people who had worked on the mosaic came along on this very special morning, with some surprisingContinue reading “Louis, the cat, has landed!”

Mosaic Launch (Pocket Park Furness Road)

Images from launch party for mosaic mural on April 4th celebrating the 3 month culmination  of creative work and endeavour by members of the community around Odessa and Palermo Rd, Kensal Green.  Mosaic was designed by Create Mosaic Workshops (Debra and Bea), intented to help brighten up the local park which was in desperate needContinue reading “Mosaic Launch (Pocket Park Furness Road)”