New Mosaic Art (part 2)

Recently off the mosaic makers bench… “Tweet Tweet!” 30 x 40 cm – for sale Indulging my love of silhouette… And playing with a crazy way of stacking the glass (fun!) . More new work in the next day or two… Read more...

New mosaic art (part 1)

Mosaic art that has been rolling of the Glittering Shards mosaic bench of late. I shall post more pics of new mosaics this week… “LOVE” 15cm x 20cm stained glass and tile on canvas…for sale. And a little note that I found written by our Toby this week – on the theme of love… …just [...] Read more...

What’s going on…

  Life has been going at a pace here in South London…a pace that I am not particularly fond of. All good things, just that they are squeezed into too little time so that the days are lived at high speed and any sense of balance goes out of the window. I don’t like it. [...] Read more...

Learning mosaics and winning awards!

  Hi folks! Its been a great few weeks here at Glittering Shards. A fantastic commission to restore a beautiful and historic mosaic fireplace made with semi-precious stones has been completed (hope to post pics soon). I am hugging my lovely Inland Diamond band saw that did its job beautifully because without it, this restoration [...] Read more...

Mosaic of Morocco

A few weeks ago, I was invited by one of the worlds oldest travel agencies, Cox and Kings, to be part of a group of blogging artists who design a mosaic based on the theme of Morocco. There are five of us and we were all sent a range pictures for inspiration. I chose this [...] Read more...

Being….

I am trying to take some moments to just ‘be’ in the middle of all the busyness…this week I have been working on my piece for a competition by Cox and Kings who organise tours of Morocco – check in on Monday to see what I have made! Talking of being, I came across this [...] Read more...

The making of the Topps Mosaic Tree

Ahhh.. the wonders of technology! I prepared a presentation of how the Topps Mosaic Tree was made, to show to people who came to the the Artists Open House the last two weekends (190 of you came to see my work! Wow! Thank you!!!). A quick google revealed that, rather than remaking the whole process [...] Read more...

Topps Mosaic Tree Launched!

Here it is! The huge feature wall mosaic is now in its home in the Topps Tiles HQ in Leicester. It was wonderful to see the tree again yesterday at the unveiling and to hear stories of the impact the piece has had on staff… “amazing”, “magnificent”, “stunning” and “wow!’ are the adjectives being used [...] Read more...