A style of architecture and design popular in Victorian Britain and elsewhere. It revived ideas and themes from the Middle Ages. Many Gothic Revival buildings incorporated encaustic tiles (often with designs based on medieval tiles) and mosaics.
Double Reverse Method – mosaic lime bed detail double reverse method –or, the “Ravenna Method”, reverse cartoon tracing is transferred onto a lime bed and tesserae (tiles) are placed directly into the lime. When mosaic […]
Guilloche – A pattern of interwoven strands, resembling rope, often used as a border in Roman mosaics. Typically two, three or five strands would be used in the guilloche. Related Videos Related Articles
A small-scale design created as preparation for a large mosaic. It might undergo many changes before being finalised. A full-size cartoon could then be produced by enlarging the bozzetto by the grid technique. The full […]