Scuola Mosaicisti del Friuli

I learned mosaic making at the traditional and unique school ‘Scuola Mosaicisti del Friuli’, in the north of Venice. Here, you can find all the blog posts in which I reported on my experiences during my apprenticeship in the north of Italy.


This went pretty fast: Half of my first year here in Spilimbergo is over.

Teamwork II

In the second week after the holidays we have returned to routine with new energy and continue our group work.

A look to the future

At the end of the year it’s time to look back. And gain an insight into what awaits me in the future.

Teamwork I

This week, tables, chairs and ceppi were moved: We have started our first group work!

Pieces of Paper

This week we have tested the effect of individual colour combinations by mixing tessere made of coloured paper.

Please disturb!

A little suggestion for all future visitors of the school.

100 times squared

Some years ago new students here in Spilimbergo had a tough life.

From rovescio to roman

After the precise indirect method we are now having an exercise on the traditional technique.


School trip to the important city of the Roman Empire, whose cathedral owns 1300 m² of precious floor mosaics.