Mosaic Weather Tree Update!

We are nearly 5 months into our family mosaic project to make a mosaic weather tree depicting the weather for every day of 2012! There are four colours showing the predominant weather for that day – blue for rain, grey for cloud, yellow for sun and white glitter tile for snow. You can see our […] Read more...

London mosaic classes unleash mosaic magic!

Its been a while since I did a round up of work from my South London mosaic workshops – so its about time I showed you some of the wonderful examples of completed mosaics and works-in-progress, most of them first mosaics (yes, truly!).  Some of the photos are just after grouting (before the grout is […] Read more...

At last…mosaic insects on the wall!

The culmination of a 3 month mosaic marathon…the sun shone, the sky was blue and the insects arrive to their final home. Big smiles… You can see the process of each insect being made by clicking here and following the link to each insect. I have now added the photos and close ups of all […] Read more...

My South London mosaic workshops round-up – a look at what is possible…

…with a little time, Julia’s first mosaic  patience, Kevin’s first mosaic some tiles Johnny’s first mosaic  and nippers, Rah’s first mosaic glue  Nicolle’s second mosaic and grout Kirsteen’s first mosaic and some passionate teaching Judith’s first mosaic and inspiration… Rachel’s mosaic people who have never done mosaic art Kate’s first mosaic make things Lucy’s first […] Read more...

A week of firsts

Its been a busy ‘ole week here in Glittering Shards land. We have had dear friends visiting all week and this weekend too. I have finished another mosaic piece for an exhibition – will post pics in the week – and have started on a beautiful, delicate commission for a 40th wedding anniversary. Workshops continue […] Read more...

My South London mosaic workshops round up…(and a note about garlic!)

Welcome to my regular round-up of work by my mosaic students! As always, I am relishing the buzz of seeing people fall in love with the mosaic medium, getting totally absorbed in the process and feeling energized to create. Its such an honour to facilitate this. Hard at work at the Artyard taster workshop As […] Read more...

London Mosaic Workshops & Exhibition…its all happening!

Apart from my dear family, ALL else except my mosaic world is being very neglected in the last few weeks (including writing and reading in blog land, I know I know). As soon as I get back from dropping the kids off at school, I close the front door, put my head down and walk […] Read more...

My South London mosaic workshops – emerging art…

New to the planet…emerged and emerging mosaic art for you to peek at!  Lorna’s seascape coming to life Caroline’s 2nd mosaic! (yup, only her second!) Fiona’s penguin (he has a proper, 3d belly…too cute!) My butterfly stepping stone…  …which will have to wait as I am working on a commission A triptych moonscape… Ooooooh….I love […] Read more...