A guide to the mosaics of Scotland

This is a short version of the British Association for Modern Mosaic’s guide to the mosaics of Scotland which was compiled to coincide with BAMM’s annual Forum in Edinburgh on September 30 and October 1, 2107. The full guide is available as a pdf through the BAMM website. As a member …

London’s Eduardo Paolozzi mosaics

The tearing down of some of the Eduardo Paolozzi mosaics when London’s Tottenham Court Road tube station was renovated sparked a controversy which resulted in the remaking of some of the destroyed sections and the University of Edinburgh offering to house bags of salvaged fragments. But what will happen to the mosaic fragments and why …

Birds and branches mosaic

This Birds and Branches Mosaic was made for an outdoor garden space for a client who has three children. The birds do not directly represent the children but are a reference to them and therefore the client wanted them to be similar in size and style. The Birds and Branches …

Washington panel mosaic

This panel, which is  more than two metres long, was made in sections on mesh which could then to cut, stacked and easily transported. A description of the process can be found here: http://helenmilesmosaics.org/mosaic-tutorials/larger-mosaics-on-mesh/. The client’s only initial requirement was that it should feature a version of the 3,500 year old …