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The Snowman to be commemorated with mural | License Global | 2018

Penguin Ventures has paired with The People’s Picture to create a large-scale mosaic of the flying scene from Raymond Briggs’ The Snowman in honor of the book’s 40th anniversary.The image will be composed of thousands of individual photos, which fans are...

The “My Snowman” Project | The Snowman | 2018

The People’s Picture is creating a giant photo mosaic of The Snowman to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the original picture book.It will be compiled from your festive photos; preparing for this year and your memories from the past 40 years. The photo...

Snaps pour in for The Snowman mosaic | LTW Media | 2018

Penguin Ventures is considering the bigger picture this Christmas, teaming up with The Peoples Picture to create a giant mosaic replica of the original storybook’s iconic flying scene.The collage is part of this years 40th anniversary activity and fans are...

Exhibitions | Red Eye | 2018

Birmingham New Street is to host a unique art installation which celebrates 100 years since women were first allowed to vote.The 'Face of Suffrage' artwork will be a floor-based, 200-metre square photo mosaic consisting of more than 3,500 images of females...

The Face of Suffrage | Photo Monitor | 2018

Miranda Gavin / Helen Marshall: The Face of SuffrageNovember 2018“She sits within a prison cellDespised and splendid, great, defamed.Shame close about her, and withallShameless and unashamed”. – Hilda Burkitt, written in prison: Winson Green 1909 (1 month)...

The women making waves this week | Stylist | 2018

A mosaic of suffragette Hilda Burkett was unveiled at Birmingham New Street station on Thursday (15 November). Poetically located at the spot where Burkett threw a stone at Prime Minster Herbert Asquith’s train in 1909, the portrait is made up of 3,724...

The Face of Suffrage | Royal Photographic Society | 2018

In 1918, after years of campaigning, women were granted the right to vote. One hundred years on, women and girls* across the region and beyond are invited to mark this historic moment as part of a living visual portrait of women in the 21st century. The...

Pictures of the Day | The Telegraph | 2018

A giant 65ft mosaic portrait of militant Suffragette Hilda Burkitt has been unveiled in the atrium of Grand Central at Birmingham New Street Station. The mosaic is made up of 3,724 photos submitted by members of the public to create the Named face of...

The stories behind the Face of Suffrage artwork | BBC | 2018

Thousands of photos will form a giant mosaic of a suffragette to mark 100 years since British women won the vote. Here are just some of the stories behind the pictures about to go on show. Illustrator Megan Price has such belief in the suffrage movement she has a...

The Face of Suffrage | BBC Midlands Today | 2018

BBC Midlands Today "Calling all women and girls, time's running out if you want to be part of a giant mosaic that will be going up in New Street Station in Birmingham."Click the video below to watch the full...

5 amazing acts of remembrance | BBC News | 2018

In 2014, artist Helen Marshall created a digital mosaic of 23-year-old Private James Ernest Beaney, a British Army private killed during World War One, from more than 30,000 images. Said the artist: "This portrait image was selected not only because of its...

BBC News at Six | 2014

The Face of WW1 featured on the BBC News at Six with Fiona Bruce and David Sillito in 2014.

The People’s Portrait | Evening Standard | 2013

A mosaic of the Queen, made up of thousands of photos of people from the South-East, is to be installed at Gatwick Airport. The artwork, the size of a double decker bus, was created by Helen Marshall to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee. More than 5,000 residents from the...

The People’s Queen | Mirror Online |

A mosaic of the Queen the size of a double-decker bus has been unveiled. The artwork, created to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee, comprises 5,500 of individual photos submitted by BBC listeners and viewers in the South East of England. Many of the snaps in the 38...

Great Britain Commemorates WW1 | Syracuse.com | 2014

People walk past a digital mosaic of photographs of people, depicting British Army private James Ernest Beaney, killed during World War One, outside the BBC headquarters in central London, Friday, Nov. 7, 2014. Created by artist Helen Marshall, the portrait created by...

The Face of Stoke-on-Trent | The Sentinel | 2017

YMCA worker's photograph is chosen for mosaic commissioned as part of City of Culture 2021 bid. Created as part of Stoke-on-Trent’s campaign to be named UK City of Culture 2021, the 172sq ft mosaic is made up of the photographs collected during the project – which...

Striking new public art piece unveiled | Team London Bridge | 2016

A new artwork has been unveiled in Southwark this week. ‘The Eye On The Road’ takes pride of place at the back of Bermondsey Square overlooking Tower Bridge Road and is the work of esteemed digital artist, Helen Marshall of the People’s Picture. The giant photo mural...

The Face of WW1 | Culture24 | 2014

Helen Marshall, an artist whose giant mosaic of the Queen was seen by thousands of people during a tour which took in Gatwick Airport, was commissioned to reflect the image of Private James Beaney with the help of 20,000 audience faces captured during a series of BBC...

Festival on the Wall | Bermondsey Street Festival | 2016

A new artwork has been unveiled in Southwark. 'The Eye On The Road' takes pride of place at the back of Bermondsey Square overlooking Tower Bridge Road as is the work of esteemed digital artist, Helen Marshall of The People's Picture. The giant photo mural is made up...

WW1 Commemorative Artwork Comes To BH | Ariel | 2014

The BBC's ambitious coverage of the centenary of the Great War reaches a climax with an artwork of a soldier to be displayed in the piazza of Broadcasting House on Friday. The mosaic is made up of 30,500 individual photographs which together form the picture of...

The People’s Monarch | Towner Gallery | 2012

A portrait of The Queen has been commissioned by BBC South East Today which will be entirely made up of photographs of the people of the region. Around 10,000 images will be needed for a huge photo-mosaic of the Queen. The photos can be portaits, family photos, shots...

Giant Photo Mural in Tower Bridge | London SE1 | 2016

'The Eye On The Road' by digital artistHelen Marshall of the People's Picture was installed last month on the side of the award-winning Bermondsey Square bicycle store, next to Sainsbury's Local. The piece is the latest project of the Tower Bridge Road Alliance and...

A Royal Welcome | Mail Online | 2013

Passengers at Gatwick Airport are enjoying a rather regal greeting when they jet in. An artwork commissioned to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee last year has been installed in the Pier 2 section of the airport's South Terminal – which was officially opened by the...

Diamond Jubilee Photo Mosaic | BBC News | 2012

A giant mosaic, made up of thousands of photos sent into BBC South East, has gone on display at Gatwick Airport. The People's Monarch features two images of the Queen, and marks her Diamond Jubilee.   To watch the full video featured on BBC South East click here...

Through the Lens Friday | The Day | 2014

'People walk on a digital mosaic of photographs of people, depicting British Army private James Ernest Beaney, killed during World War One, outside the BBC headquarters in central London, Friday, Nov. 7, 2014. Created by artist Helen Marshall, the portrait created by...

Boxing Clever | The Sun | 2008

Proud Lucy Moore Stands on a giant photo mosaic of her amateur boxer grandad - which has set a world record after being created from 112,896 other...

Mosaic in the Picture for Record | BBC News | 2008

Thousands of people from across the West Midlands have succeeded in their attempt to break the world record to create the biggest ever photo mosaic. Nearly 113,000 people from across the region sent in photographs between January and June connected to their daily...

The Final Image | The Big Picture | 2008

The image created by the final mosaic was selected from the thousands of submissions. Taken in 1926, it is a portrait of 17 year old Arthur James Bunce from Tipton in the Black Country, training as an amateur boxer. Arthur had fourteen children and despite dying in...

Giant Poppy to Inspire Commuters | BBC | 2006

A giant poppy picture, made up of thousands of photographs of people helped by the Royal British Legion, goes on display in Victoria station. The People's Poppy, a 20ft square floor display, features photographs of 3,500 people helped by the charity. It is only in...

Poppy Art in Victoria Station | Londonist | 2006

We don't normally think of poppies as June flowers, they're more an autumn bloom in our consciousness. We wear poppies one day a year to remember those are serving or have served in the Armed Forces but apart from that one sober day in November, the poppy is forgotten...

Everybody Happy? | The Observer | 2005

What is the secret of feeling good? An ambitious new BBC series aims to cheer up the inhabitants of Slough - and do the same for the rest of us. To read the full article featured in The Observer, click here....

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