Byzantine design. Good inspiration.

image for paper bag batik. could also make b/w line drawings & use for cyanotypes. Owen Jones - plate of Byzantine design from The Grammar of Ornament the kind of ornamental deco I would expect in the Red Keep

Lamb of God mosaic from the vault of the presbytery of the Basilica of San Vitale, Ravenna, building began in 527 AD. Photo Nick Thompson

Roman: Lamb of God mosaic from the vault of the presbytery of the Basilica of San Vitale, Ravenna, building began in 527 AD.

Byzantine Mosaic Artists | ... Byzantine art including Icons, jewelry, Greek clothing, liturgical

The Year in Byzantium exhibit at the Hellenic-American Cultural Museum in Portland

The Hellenic-American Cultural Museum opened in 2007 is running an exhibit entitled, “The Year in Byzantium.” It includes Byzantine art including Icons, jewelry, Greek clothing, liturg…

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A mosaic depicting Saint Eudoxia (Byzantine Empress in the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Sofia, Bulgaria. Byzantine, for

Owen Jones - The Grammar of Ornament - 1856 - Byzantine 3

Image Plate from Owen Jones' 1853 classic, "The Grammar of Ornament" ~ by Eric Gjerde

A Byzantine mosaic in the church of Santa Maria in Cosmedin, Rome.

Byzantine art is characterized by a work's gold background. Well, that's what my art history class said. (A Byzantine mosaic in the church of Santa Maria in Cosmedin, Rome.

The oldest Byzantine icon of Mary, c. 600, Saint Catherine's Monastery, encaustic on panel.

The oldest Byzantine icon of Mary, c. Saint Catherine's Monastery, encaustic on panel.

St Michael. 12th-century mosaic from the Byzantine part of La Martorana, also known as Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio in Palermo, Sicily

mosaic of Holy Archangel Michael from the Byzantine part of La Martorana, also known as Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio in Palermo, Sicily.

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