[Design-team] Hi again... I'm still trying...

Nicolas Mailhot nicolas.mailhot at laposte.net
Sun Jul 12 19:48:33 UTC 2009


Le dimanche 12 juillet 2009 à 21:46 +0200, Nicolas Mailhot a écrit :
> Le dimanche 12 juillet 2009 à 11:47 -0600, Stephen John Smoogen a
> écrit :
> 
> > To get an idea of the 'mosaic' theme work, I would google search for
> > artwork of Constantinople and the Eastern Roman Empire. Sadly blue is
> > not a color I found a lot of.. most of it is browns and yellows. The
> > usual place one sees blue seems to be in Fish motifs.
> 
> Note that bright colours tend to fade with time, so anything old will be
> brownish/yellowish unless exceptional circumstances lead to better
> conservation or someone spent a lot of time restoring it.

Also Tesselae were made of stone (glass appeared much later in Slavic
orthodox churches), and blue stone is not that common

-- 
Nicolas Mailhot
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