Tag: photo

  • Photorealistic Mosaic Landscape

    Yosemite Mosaic landscape by Jim Price.

    Yosemite Mosaic Landscape Limitations of the Grid and Tile as Pixels Jim Price’s Yosemite Mosaic is an excellent example of how photorealistic mosaic art does NOT have to be rendered in a uniform grid of pixels. For an example of a gridded mosaic where tiles are used as pixel, look at the impressive black and white mosaic another […]

  • How To Make Mosaic Patterns Without Drawing

    Mosaic Coaster Heart

    You can and should spend more time “drawing” with tile than drawing with a pencil when most of the details in the mosaic are about the size the smallest piece of tile that can be cut. If the smallest details of your design are larger than multiple tiles, then you should draw a detailed pattern, but most mosaic plaques […]

  • How To Photograph Mosaic Art and Paintings

    Photographing Mosaic Art -- Blue Mirror

    Not too long ago, I included a request in our email newsletter for customers to send us pictures of their mosaic art. I was pleasantly surprised by how incredibly good some of the mosaics were, but I was more than a little bit disappointed to see how poor some of the photographs were. To be […]