Monthly Archives: October 2012

Day 85 – Shiny and Dull

I usually make my mosaics using shiny glass tiles.  Tonight I experimented with mirror glass against dull clay.  I like the contrast of the two surfaces. Advertisements

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Day 84 – Grouting Week 12

Can you believe it’s been 12 weeks?  It hasn’t always been easy to make a mosaic every day but so far I’m doing ok and I think this project is a good one for me.  No matter how I feel before … Continue reading

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Day 83 – The Stars at Night Are Big And Bright

I’m tired tonight so I wanted to do something that would be calming.  Looking at the night sky definitely helps me to feel tranquil.

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Day 82 – More Autumn Colors

I think that the mosaics I’ve been making with fall colors feel chaotic.  When I think about it I realize that I feel chaotic too.  I don’t think about it day-to-day but when I look at the mosaics I know that … Continue reading

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Day 81 – Golden Sunset

This is what the sky looked like as I was driving home tonight, almost.  The blue was actually big gray clouds.  I didn’t have gray glass, though.  I love the blue with the gold and orange so I’m happy.

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Day 80 – Lion Cub

Can you see the baby lion?  I figured if I can do a human face I would try an animal face. 

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Day 79 – Starry Eyed Bird

I’ve been thinking about birds.  I’m going to make ceramic birds for a big piece I’m planning so I guess this is practice.  I can’t decide if I want the birds on the big mosaic to look realistic or whimsical.  … Continue reading

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