How to draw a 3D Roman pattern from the Ravenna Mosaics

How to draw a 3D Roman pattern from the Ravenna Mosaics

Standing in the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, the walls surrounding me are covered in thousands of tiny pieces of stone. Pictures and patterns adorn the walls while above me a dark blue sky is full of shimmering golden stars. These 5th-century Roman mosaics are...
The Ravenna Mosaics | Some of the most beautiful mosaics in the world

The Ravenna Mosaics | Some of the most beautiful mosaics in the world

The Ravenna Mosaics in Emilia Romagna, in the north-east of Italy, are among the most beautiful things I have ever seen. Small wonder these unique early Christian monuments are all listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. A few years ago, I was lucky enough to visit four of the eight UNESCO sites, in Ravenna, with the Emilia-Romagna tourist board.

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