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M osaics. Saeed, Khalifa, Sultan and AbdulRahman. What is a mosaic?. Mosaic is the art of creating images and drawings by assembling small pieces of colored glass, stone or other material. Where is it used?.

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M osaics

Mosaics

Saeed, Khalifa, Sultan and AbdulRahman


What is a mosaic

What is a mosaic?

Mosaic is the art of creating images and drawings by assembling small pieces of colored glass, stone or other material.


Where is it used

Where is it used?

Mosaics could be used in many different places. It could be used for interior or exterior decorating, could be used in portraits, buildings, religious designs, and more. Artists sometimes take loose pieces of mosaic to shape and play around with them.


History of mosaics

History of mosaics

One of the first mosaics

Even though there are many types of mosaics, they are descended from a Turkish culture. The earliest known examples of mosaics were made with different materials and were found in a temple in ancient Mesopotamia.


Types of mosaic

Types of mosaic


Arabian mosaics

Arabian mosaics


Persian mosaics

Persian mosaics


Roman mosaics

Roman mosaics


European mosaics

European mosaics


Islamic mosaics

Islamic mosaics


Christian mosaics

Christian mosaics


Bibliography

Bibliography

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mosaic

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