Mississhippi's Madness

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Art history – using my kindergarten skills!

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Today in Art history, to give us a break from the dry old data dump we got to play with mosaics.

We researched some Roman mosaics and then had to re-create one in our visual diaries using paper or coloured pencils. I chose to go with the paper option as I felt like cutting and pasting – see, I knew those kindy skills would come in handy again!

This is from a mosaic at the Villa Guilia in Rome. Not a perfect copy, but it was fun to do and a change from watching dry, info filled videos.

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Author: Elaine

Artist, writer, married, mother, living with Ankylosing Spondylitis and winning (most of the time). My creative impulses have led me to drawing, pastel painting, writing, handcrafts and photography.

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