[Design-team] Hi again... I'm still trying...
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Sun Jul 12 20:08:38 UTC 2009
"lot of frustration", it's true... only frustration I felling rigth now...
2009/7/12, Nicolas Mailhot <nicolas.mailhot at laposte.net>:
> 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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