The latest newsletter

September 25, 2017

Here is the link for the latest newsletter with a short piece on freehand drawing of patterns from Roman geometric mosaics


Does drawing out a mosaic on paper help?

August 28, 2017

The latest newsletter from the workshop with some news and an article on drawing out mosaics on paper and what you can learn from it,

What to look for in a Roman mosaic

July 24, 2017

The latest newsletter with an article on what to look for in a Roman mosaic when you see one in a museum or at an archaeological site.

Latest newsletter

April 17, 2017

This newsletter has the send part of a article on points of focus and why they tried to avoid them in ancient mosaics.

February newsletter

February 17, 2016

Here’s the link to the newsletter for February. There’s the usual news plus a couple of short articles on mistakes and colours in border mosaics,

New playlist on the Youtube channel

December 16, 2015

I’ve created a playlist on my Youtube channel so all the mosaics concerning the ‘Roman mosaics in miniature’ kits are now in one place.  There are the videos on each kit there is one on cutting the tesserae down to 5mm.

These kits are now all available through Hobby Island,

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Free online course in the Borderline Rule in Roman mosaics

August 29, 2015

Now out, a free online course which explains what the Borderline Rules is and why Roman mosaics have them.
There’s no charge, and it will only take about 30 minutes to go through, just sign up for the newsletter and you can get access straight away. I’m putting this one out so people can understand how important these Rules are to making what can be correctly termed a ‘Roman’ mosaic.