Lilian Broca – Queen Esther’s Banquet Mosaic by candlelight

Has anyone ever asked you why mosaic artists bother to work with thousands of tiny pieces of glass when paint is so much cheaper and faster? or what is the difference between painted art and mosaic art? My favorite quote from Dr. Campbell’s essay sums it up beautifully “the painter tries to imitate light with pigments, the mosaicist’s chief medium is light as it is caught in and reflected by the material used”.

Mosaic Art Source Article – The Art of Mosaic

Mosaic Art Source – Mosaic Art Focus February Newsletter