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Ghost mosaic colour sketch

I’ve decided on the substrate for the ghost mosaic piece having chatted with Neil Rogers who is a master woodturner. So the colour of the wood will work with the composition that I have in mind from the previous blog post. I’ve selected the Orsoni colours that will be in the background composition: blacks, greys […]

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iPad rules the world

I was impressed by how effective the use of the iPad had been in Julie’s route planning and instant information on the sites we visited. But here is a real clincher. We’d stopped in a square for a gelato fix and this little group of young Americans asked for help with directions. Julie happily showed […]

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Allan’s mosaic for the Ghosts project

I’ve selected ‘The Traitor Doge, The Blind Doge, The Prophetic Doge’ for my piece. This is a spookily spookily strange thing… Back in October last year I started to work on a speculative piece where I had no theme just a blank space. I don’t know why but I remembered I had some remnants I kept from […]

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Venice Ghosts mosaic project

Everyone on the tour is invited to create a mosaic based on a story from the book ‘Venetian Legends and Ghost Stories’ by Alberto Toso Fei. Julie introduced us to the books by Alberto whilst we were in Venice and the titles of the ghost stories are so interesting that developing a mosaic project from […]

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