New online learning opportunities

  Hi Friends, I have been a busy little bee, creating a range of online learning opportunities for people who want to start or deepen their mosaic practice. Do you want to be the first to hear about my new online resources and courses?  Sign up here and read more about it below… Glittering Shards […] Read more...

New mosaic publications hot off the press…

A nice thud landed on my doormat this week, a double edition from BAMM (the British mosaic association) with lots of lovely mosaic eye candy, informative articles and mosaic news from around the UK. This edition of Grout magazine includes an article I wrote about the process and challenges of making the Topps Tiles mosaic […] Read more...

Lists & Links – supplies for mosaic artists & lovers…

This is the first of several new pages that will pool resources and ideas for mosaic artists and makers, creative living enthusiasts and and lovers of all things soulful. I love lists so I thought it was about time I created a few on the Glittering Shards site! So welcome to the new series of […] Read more...

Mosaic scatter paintings for you to try!

I read in Elaine Goodwin’s Encyclopedia of Mosaics about a mosaic technique that involves freely scattering mosaic tiles over a substrate prepared with mortar – it intrigued me for two reasons, firstly that it is much more random than normal mosaic making processes and secondly that it provides for a way of using up left […] Read more...