Octopus and fish mosaic

Octopus and fish. September, 2016. Edinburgh, Scotland. Helen Miles Mosaics.

This octopus and fish mosaic was made to fit an indent in a bathroom. A varigated green stone was chosen for the background which picked out the main colour scheme of the room and the fish are an obvious reflection of the watery theme. The octopus and fish mosaic is inspired by an unusually detailed Roman mosaic from Pompeii  now in the Archaeological Museum of Naples which shows a teeming collection of fish, octopus and eel set in a dark background.

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