Monthly Archives: July 2011

Objects: They retain the power to remind us who we are or who we were…

This summer I have been reorganizing my studio at home by creatively utilizing the vertical space with shelving systems! In the process, I have been assessing the content of cardboard boxes I have stored in my garage with lots of … Continue reading

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Fish mosaic sculpture changes identity in the creating process.

I often begin working on a mosaic project with an idea and eventually, it takes a life of its own. Originally, this fish sculpture was meant to be a Piranha but, once I saw it completed it didn’t match my … Continue reading

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I’d rather be fishing…

For those of us who were outdoor today, we experienced the heat and humidity of a typical late July day in the Washington, DC metro area in full-force! I worked in my driveway grouting two of my latest fish mosaic … Continue reading

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Creating small, portable mosaic sculptures is fun but, labor intensive!

Creating small, portable mosaic sculptures such as this one is fun! However, they require a great deal of planning from cutting out the wooden shape to sorting, pre-cutting and organizing the ceramic tiles for tesserae(fragmented tile or glass pieces),  prior … Continue reading

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New Mosaic fish sculptures

Mosaics usually take much more time to make than what the eye meets. The tiling phase of this particular fish sculpture is completed but, grouting is yet to come.  Enjoy!

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Creating new life forms for mosaic sculptures

Planning and organizing ahead of time the materials for the creation of mosaics is essential for a successful and enjoyable experience. Since last December when I produced a series of mosaic sculptures of fish, birds, and Valentine’s hearts, I have … Continue reading

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A mosaic mirror for sls is ready for shipping!

The mosaic mirror is completed and ready for shipping! I hope sls is pleasantly surprised with this artwork and she may enjoy it for years to come! I sign out with this immortal instrumental theme by Santo and Johnny, “Sleep … Continue reading

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